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DOL and HHS Seek to Enhance Benefits Under COBRA
Greenberg Traurig, LLP Link to more items from this source
[Guidance Overview]
May 19, 2014
"Employers should also consider notifying individuals that may be eligible for the special enrollment periods ... [I]ndividuals that select COBRA continuation coverage tend to be higher users of medical services, which can increase the costs of employer sponsored plans. Thus, it may be beneficial to the employer for its COBRA eligible employees and former employees and any other qualified beneficiaries to take advantage of the special enrollment period to cease COBRA continuation coverage and enroll in a qualified health plan under the Federal Exchange."

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