Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1986 (COBRA)
now covered through the ARPA
On April 1st, 2021 the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) began to cover 100% of COBRA premiums through September 30th, 2021.
What is COBRA?
COBRA is an act passed in 1986 that requires group health plans by employers so that employees would still be covered under a group health plan when it was lost in certain circumstances.
- Reduction in hours
Under the ARPA, from April 1st – September 30th, 100% of the COBRA cost will be covered for individuals who are eligible for assistance.
View this bulletin from HR Compliance for more information on who is eligible for COBRA coverage through the ARPA.