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Bridget Edinger

December 2008 The COBRA Guide Newsletter
COBRA Noncompliance Penalties . (NAHU). COBRA notice failures can have far-reach- . The decision whether to send a (very) late COBRA election notice .
http://www.infinisource.net/Infinisource/Benefit_Resources/Published-Articles/Thompson%2008-12%20(Connie-Penalties).pdf

Employer Ordered To Pay Nearly $100000 In Penalties - COBRA ...
Penalty for failing to provide COBRA notice: According to the appeals court, . the life insurance policy based on the fact that her application was made too late. .
http://onque.com/news/Aventis.html

COBRA Model Notices
Each model notice is designed for a particular group of qualified beneficiaries . of employment because employers may be subject to civil penalties if it is later .
http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/COBRAmodelnotice.html

Frequently Asked Questions about Portability of Health Coverage ...
An individual who is entitled to elect COBRA continuation coverage, at a .
http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/faqs/faq_compliance_hipaa.html


 

Dana Dexter

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employer/plan administrator is late in advising a TP A of a qualifying event .
http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/pdf/cobrareg-hamburger.pdf

ERISA Litigation Alert volume three 02-08-2005.qxp
issued final COBRA notice rules on Wednesday,. May 26 . Penalties for COBRA notice violations can be sub- . coverage when she did get the late notice. .
http://www.winston.com/siteFiles/publications/ERISALitigationAlertvolumethree02-08-2005.pdf

Agencies Issue Additional PPACA Regulations, Model Notices ...
. with an untimely COBRA notice where the employee failed to prove harm or prejudice due to the late notice. . the employer a penalty for failing to .
http://www.sapers-wallack.com/news-events/sw-newsletters/agencies-issue-additional-ppaca-regulations-model-notices

This is the official U.S. government Medicare handbook: Open ...
What is the Part D Late Enrollment Penalty? 92. Important . Advance Beneficiary Notice 113 . Your plan will send you a letter before the start of the Open Enrollment . Note: COBRA and retiree health plans aren't considered coverage .
http://www.medicare.gov/publications/pubs/pdf/10050.pdf

Overview Creditable Coverage
Jul 11, 2011 . The MMA imposes a late enrollment penalty on individuals who do not . employer and union-sponsored plans and model notice documents. .
https://www.cms.gov/creditablecoverage/



Julie Levesque

COBRA Primer
their rights and the possible penalties for non-compliance. The letters listed below are examples of letters that must be mailed out—first class mail—to the last .
http://www.mcneilbenefits.com/PDF/COBRA%20Primer.pdf

Cobra Penalties | eHow.com
Employers are required to comply with COBRA provisions or face penalties. . Late COBRA Notice is Better than Never · My Cobra Plan: COBRA Penalties .
http://www.ehow.com/list_6130966_cobra-penalties.html


Laurie Lucier

Reporting & Disclosure for Multiemployer Plans | Segal
Public Sector Letters · Bulletins · Surveys & Studies · TRENDS .
http://www.segalco.com/publications-and-resources/multiemployer-publications/rd-calendar/

Instruction 941-X (January 2011)
Credits for COBRA premium assistance payments;. Social security tax . employer's Form 941 for the calendar quarter in which notice interest or . interest or penalties on Form 941 or Form 941-X. . reported on Form 941, whichever is later. .
http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/i941x.pdf



Laurie Lucier

Avoiding mistakes in day-to-day benefits administration
May 28, 2010 . Each of these “updates” calls for new notice requirements and . Failure to provide COBRA notices also carries the $110 per day ERISA penalty. . This late enrollment penalty applies to individuals who have a break in .
http://www.hrworks-inc.com/topics-in-hr/articles/3-benefits-administration-articles/298-avoiding-mistakes-in-day-to-day-benefits-administration










Chris Irish

COBRA and Minnesota Continuation Laws
each qualified beneficiary, and delivered by first class mail to the employees' last known address. Federal COBRA permits the notice to be sent by first class mail .
http://www.bluecrossmn.com/bc/wcs/groups/bcbsmn/@mbc_bluecrossmn/documents/public/mbc1_cobra_laws_booklet.pdf

Don't Get Trapped By Medicare Enrollment Rules
Jun 21, 2010 . The Kiplinger Letter . Under the federal COBRA law, companies with at least 20 employees must . Plus, you may be subject to late penalties. .
http://www.kiplinger.com/features/archives/krr-dont-get-trapped-by-medicare-enrollment-rules.html

 

Becca Cleary

Becca Cleary

Retirement and Health Care Coverage - Questions and Answers for ...
You probably received the initial notice about COBRA coverage when you . notice is sent or the day health care coverage ceased, whichever is later. . as you pay taxes and a 10 percent penalty for withdrawing the money before age 59½. .
http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/publications/dislocated_workers_brochure.html

Can You Be Sued If COBRA Notices Don't Measure Up? - a COBRA ...
Sep 3, 2003 . In a letter sent several weeks later, the estate's attorney specifically requested . Inadequate COBRA Notice Results In Damages And Penalties .
http://onque.com/tips/election_notices.html





Lori Emerson - Office Administrator

If You Lose Your Job|Pine Tree Legal Assistance|Free legal help for ...
This also policy forces the employer to give you the same amount of notice, or pay you . This can change if the company later changes to Chapter 7 ( liquidation). . can be subject to substantial fines for failing to provide COBRA coverage. .
http://www.ptla.org/if-you-lose-your-job


 

 
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 

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Understanding COBRA Premium Assistance
May 2010 Update: COBRA Assistance: A Lifeline for America's Unemployed briefly explains the . may consider passing legislation that assists people who are laid off later. . 2009, should receive notice from their former employers or health plans by . to pay back the excess premium assistance plus a 10 percent penalty. .
http://www.familiesusa.org/issues/private-insurance/understanding-cobra-premium.html