Combine the Outbreak Period rules with the new COBRA subsidy relief in the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 and you get a quagmire of issues and considerations for plan sponsors across the country. Join us as we dive into the new legislation and provide a general overview of the legislation’s impact on health and welfare plans as well as cover such issues as:
+ Does a reduction in hours have to be an involuntary reduction in hours?
+ How do these rules interact with the outbreak period rules?
+ Do we have guidance on who shoulders the burden for insured plans?
+ What are the mechanics for the subsidy credits?
+ And more