Webinar – 1.0 HRCI & SHRM: ARPA COBRA Subsidy

DATE: Thursday, Apr 15, 2021

TIME: 2:00 pm EDT to 3:30 pm EDT

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The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021 is a $1.9 trillion economic stimulus bill passed by the 117th United States Congress and signed into law by President Joe Biden on March 11, 2021. The bill includes a 100% subsidy on COBRA premiums from April through September of 2021. COBRA is already a complex set of laws and regulations with many traps for the unwary, and mistakes can be costly. Fully subsidized coverage will likely dramatically increase COBRA elections and employer administration time.

During our free webinar labor attorney, Stephanie Grant, will cover:
• Subsidy participant eligibility
• Subsidy plan eligibility
• Length of subsidized coverage
• Election timeframes
• Retroactive elections

Stephanie will present for 60 minutes regarding the above topic. We devote the remainder of the time to Q&A and information regarding BASIC COBRA. BASIC’s webinar is approved for 1.0 HRCI and 1.0 SHRM-CP advanced credits for HR professionals worldwide. Credits are for live attendance only.

Presented by Stephanie Grant
Stephanie Grant is a Senior Counsel with the law firm Warner Norcross & Judd in Southfield, MI. She concentrates her practice in taxation, labor and employment, and employee benefits and compensation programs. In that capacity, she advises clients on a range of issues including health and welfare benefits and compliance with the Affordable Care Act, the Internal Revenue Code and ERISA.