DOL Affirms End Of COBRA Subsidies Triggers SEP

By Amy Lotven / April 7, 2021 at 9:54 PM
The Department of Labor on Wednesday (April 7) affirmed that unemployed workers can enroll in exchange plans once the American Rescue Plan’s temporary full federal subsidies for those on COBRA end in September. Labor’s highly anticipated guidance also addresses other questions posed by employers about the benefit. Democratic leaders of the congressional health committees on Tuesday (April 6) had urged CMS to create the special enrollment period and to ensure the opportunity was included in employee communications about the COBRA...

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