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Employee Benefits Update - March 2009
Department of Labor Issues Model COBRA Notices with Premium Reduction Information

03/26/2009

Department of Labor Issues Model COBRA Notices with Premium Reduction Information

On March 6, 2009, Snell & Wilmer published an Employee Benefits Update explaining the new COBRA premium reduction. As explained in that Update, group health plans subject to the COBRA continuation provisions are subject to the premium reduction provisions, notice requirements, and an additional election period under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 ("ARRA").

On March 19, 2009, the Department of Labor (the "Department") issued four model notices. The Department has made the model notices available in modifiable, electronic form on its website.

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