Archives: 2021

DOL Issues Model Notices, FAQs for COBRA Subsidy in the ARPA

On April 7, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued FAQs and model notices for the COBRA premium assistance provisions of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). The ARPA provides a 100% subsidy for employer-sponsored group health insurance continued under COBRA and similar state continuation …Continued

Bolton Health Insight: April 2021

Compliance Overview: American Rescue Plan HighlightsThe American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) was signed into law on March 11, 2021. The law contains measures of special interest to employers and their employees including a new COBRA subsidy, FFCRA leave expansion, Unemployment increases, ACA sub…Continued

Bolton Health Insight: February 2021

Compliance Overview: 2021 Health Plan Compliance DeadlinesEmployers must comply with numerous reporting and disclosure requirements throughout the year in connection with their group health plans. This overview explains key 2021 compliance deadlines and required annual notices for employer-sponso…Continued

Celebrating Black History Month

February is Black History Month, a time to honor the achievements and contributions of African Americans to our country. To celebrate, we are sharing a list of some lesser-known moments and facts in Black History.Most people think of Rosa Parks as the first person to refuse to give up their seat on…Continued