SW Benefits Update - Rethinking COBRA After Health Care Reform
by Nancy K. Campbell
The Health Care Reform Act made many changes to health plans, but one thing it did not do was expressly eliminate or change the COBRA rules. Although health care reform does not expressly change COBRA, it does, in many ways, impact COBRA, making it important to rethink various aspects of COBRA. The purpose of this newsletter is to highlight some of the COBRA issues plan administrators may need to reconsider.