COBRA/HIPAA

COBRA effects groups with 20 or more employees. Employee count includes all full- and part-time employees on the payroll.
CONTINUATION – Some States have elected to provide similar continuation benefits for employers with less than 20 employees who are too small for federal COBRA.

ACA Compliant Model COBRA Notice

Employer’s Guide to Benefit Continuation

15 Things the IRS May Ask for in a COBRA Audit

COBRA ADMINISTRATION

There are numerous resources to outsource your company’s COBRA administration responsibilities. Below are a few cost effective vendors which provide various levels of service.

For employers who have minimal turnover and thus limited COBRA compliance duties, COBRA compliance software may be a good option. OnQue provides a turnkey software solution for $299 first year and $200 annually thereafter.

For employers who wish to out-source total responsibility for COBRA and HIPAA administration. eCobra is a full-service compliance solution.

For employers who wish to out-source total responsibility for COBRA and HIPAA administration. Conexis is a full-service compliance solution.

U.S. Department of Labor