Employee Benefits Update - March 2010
Additional Extension of COBRA Premium Subsidy Eligibility Period


On December 30, 2009, Snell & Wilmer published an Employee Benefits Update explaining the extension of the COBRA premium subsidy under the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2010 ("DODAA"). DODAA extended the 65% COBRA premium subsidy as provided for in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 ("ARRA") in two ways"”it extended the eligibility period for two months until February 28, 2010, and it extended the maximum subsidy period to 15 months, from nine months.

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