Category Archives for COBRA

Is COBRA Eligibility the Same for Furloughs vs. Layoffs?

Many people who face layoff or furlough wonder if they are eligible for COBRA benefits. It can be scary to go from having group health coverage through work, to having to shop for new coverage. To help,

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ARPA COBRA Premium Subsidy: Am I Eligible?

With the passage of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) in March 2021, Congress approved a limited time COBRA premium subsidy for certain individuals. Here are a list of questions you may have about

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VIDEO: Captain Contributor Explains COBRA Insurance

Captain Contributor Explains COBRA Insurance What is COBRA insurance? It’s one of those things that people usually hear about (but don’t really think about) until it’s time for them

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VIDEO: Captain Contributor Explains Benefits Mobile Apps

Captain Contributor Explains Benefits Mobile Apps Smartphones are probably an everyday part of your life, but did you know you can use them for easy access to your benefits accounts? Whether

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COVID-19 and Benefits FAQs: FSAs, HSAs, COBRA & More

The current healthcare and employment crisis caused by COVID-19 has a lot of people wondering about their benefits. From using their healthcare benefit accounts, to childcare, to COBRA, it can all

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Benefits Villain Rap Sheets

NEFARIOUS ACTIONS 1) Says if you're fired from your job, you aren't eligible for COBRA benefits.  FALSE!  Eligibility is not affected by the reason you left your job

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COBRA Overview

COBRA Insurance - An Overview COBRA coverage allows employees to keep their healthcare coverage under their employer’s group plan after they have a qualifying event that would result in

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Tax-Free Talk, Enrollment Season Podcast, Ep. 3

Tax-Free Talk is a special benefits enrollment season podcast featuring host, Kathy Claimant. In this third installment of Tax-Free Talk, an enrollment season podcast, benefits superhero Captain Contributor

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Tax-Free Talk, Enrollment Season Podcast, Ep. 2

Tax-Free Talk is a special benefits enrollment season podcast featuring host, Kathy Claimant. In this second edition of the Tax-Free Talk enrollment season podcast, Kathy Claimant follows benefits superhero

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Tax-Free Talk, Enrollment Season Podcast, Ep. 1

Tax-Free Talk is a special benefits enrollment season podcast featuring host, Kathy Claimant. In this funny, informative and engaging serial, Kathy Claimant hosts benefits superhero Captain Contributor.

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VIDEO: Betty the Benefactress Explains COBRA

"COBRA insurance may sound scary, but once you understand it, it’s actually quite helpful. Watch this COBRA video with me and Captain Contributor (the original benefits superhero) for

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Introducing COBRA and Betty the Benefactress!

Hey folks. It’s a tough job being a benefits superhero. Not only do you have to be knowledgeable, but you also have to be ready at a moment’s notice. You never know when someone will need a hand. Fact

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COBRA Insurance: 5 Important Things to Know

When it comes to employer-sponsored group health plans, COBRA insurance acts as a safety net for American workers. If you have a qualifying event that causes you to lose coverage, COBRA makes sure that

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