Halfway knowing COBRA can get employers in trouble

Bridgeford, Lydell C.
November 2007
Employee Benefit News;Nov2007, Vol. 21 Issue 14, p54
The article presents the highlights of discussion on the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) at the 20th Annual Benefits Management Forum & Expo of the "Employee Benefit News" in Dallas, Texas. Ouida Peterson, vice president of education at CONEXIS, believes most employees are confused about COBRA and benefit offerings. Inaccurate statement from the human resource/benefits manager before reviewing the worker's COBRA files is a compliance liability for the employer. Changes in COBRA involve coverage election and general notice letters.


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