Department of Labor Releases Updated COBRA Notices
The United States DOL has updated its various COBRA continuation forms. All employers whose employees are eligible to receive COBRA continuation coverage should update their records with the latest model notices.
1. The COBRA General Notice must be given out to plan participants within 90 days of their participation. This updated form should be placed in an applicable health plan’s SPD as soon as possible:
2. The COBRA Election Notice must be given to plan participants who have experienced a qualifying event. The Plan Administrator has 14 days to deliver this notice to a qualified beneficiary: