COBRA and the Affordable Care Act

The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) requires employers to offer covered employees who lose their health benefits due to a qualifying event to continue group health benefits for a limited time at the employee's own cost. This ACA Advisor offers and in-depth look at qualifying events that trigger COBRA, the ACA impact on COBRA, measurement and look-back issues, health FSA carryovers, and reporting on the coverage offered.