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    COBRA Premium Subsidies & Other Recent Compliance Updates

    Date: April 22, 2021, 11:30am – 1:00pm
    Virtual or In Person (Limited to first 15 that sign-up)
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    COBRA Premium Subsidies & Other Recent Compliance Updates

    Presenter: Laura Miller, J.D.  Regional Compliance Attorney \ Employee Benefits – Mountain Region

    With the passing of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, employers face challenges to take quick action to comply with the law. This presentation will help attendees navigate the current guidelines surrounding COBRA premium subsidies, as well as other recent compliance updates:

    Presentation Outline

    New Year, New Requirements: Health & Welfare Developments for 2021

    I.                     American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA)

    a.       COBRA Subsidy

    b.       DCAP Relief

    c.       Voluntary Extension of FFCRA Tax Credit

    d.       Increased Marketplace Subsidies

    II.                   Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (CAA)

    a.       Health FSA and DCAP Relief

      i.      Carryover & Grace

      ii.      Mid-Year Election Change Relief

    b.       Pharmacy Cost Transparency

    c.       Health Plan Coverage Transparency

    d.       Increased Transparency for Consumers

    e.       No Surprise Billing

    f.        MHPAEA Comparative Analysis Requirement

    III.                 Public Health Emergency & Outbreak Period

    a.       Emergency & Outbreak Period

    b.       Deadline Extensions & Relief

    To attend this meeting virtually, Click Here.

    To attend this lunch meeting in-person at the Bismarck-Mandan Chamber EDC office located at 1640 Burnt Boat Drive in Bismarck, register below (in-person attendance limited to the first 15 registrations):

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    This program has been submitted for 1.0 hour of continuing education credit from the HR Certification Institute (HRCI).

    This program has been submitted for 1.0 hour of professional development credit from the Society for Human Resource (SHRM).