Understanding Cobra Regulations
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 • 12:00 – 1:00 pm
The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA) requires certain employers to provide former employees and dependents who lose group health benefits with an opportunity to continue group health insurance coverage for a limited period of time. COBRA is a complex set of laws and regulations with many traps for the unwary, and mistakes can be costly. This webinar will identify COBRA compliance issues and the guidelines of TAMRA, providing practical guidance for preventing common errors that could result in significant liability. We’ll present for 45 minutes regarding the above topic and the remainder of the time will be devoted to Q&A. This webinar is approved for 1.0 HRCI and 1.0 SHRM-CP advanced credits for HR professionals worldwide.
- Overview of COBRA regulations
- Common COBRA mistakes made by employers
- Penalties associated with TAMRA non-compliance
Presenter: Tammy Parr
Tammy Parr owned and administered COBRA at COBRA Administration & Health Services, Inc. for 18 years before transitioning to BASIC as a Regional Director. In her current role as Regional Director, Tammy services the New England region. With nearly 20 years of experience working with COBRA, Tammy leverages her expertise to ensure clients and insurance brokers are fully compliant every step of the way. Clients appreciate Tammy’s extensive regulatory knowledge, which allows her to recognize and satisfy personalized needs for companies of all sizes and industries. Insurance brokers love working with Tammy because they know she wants the best for their clients.