COBRA

How Does Medicare Entitlement Affect COBRA Coverage?

As employees near retirement age, we inevitably get questions about the ways in which COBRA and Medicare affect each other.  Oftentimes, this is a topic where employees are uninformed or misinformed.  Most know the two interact.  One of the six qualifying events for COBRA is entitlement to Medicare after all.   But even the most well-known …

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Is your Employee Assistance Program (EAP) subject to COBRA?

The not so simple answer is… it depends… In order to retain and attract employees, employers offer benefits.  Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) can offer an array of benefits covering areas such as financial, legal, parenting, elder care, substance abuse, as well as physical and mental health issues.   Never before has the issue of employees’ …

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