New COBRA Notices Are Now Available on the Department of Labor Website


Just a note to let you know that the updated COBRA model General and Election Notices can now be found at

The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 ("COBRA") provides certain employees and their spouses and dependents the right to continue health coverage at the employer's group rates after coverage otherwise would end. COBRA generally obligates employers with 20 or more employees to offer COBRA coverage when coverage is lost due to certain qualifying events, and to notify employees of the availability of such coverage through various notices during and after employment. These notices include a "General Notice" that describes general COBRA rights and employee obligations, and an "Election Notice" that describes the rights to continuation coverage and explains how to make a COBRA election.

Please see full alert below for more information.

LOADING PDF: If there are any problems, click here to download the file.

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

© Miller & Martin PLLC | Attorney Advertising

Written by:


Miller & Martin PLLC on:

Popular Topics
Reporters on Deadline

"My best business intelligence, in one easy email…"

Your first step to building a free, personalized, morning email brief covering pertinent authors and topics on JD Supra:

Sign up to create your digest using LinkedIn*

*By using the service, you signify your acceptance of JD Supra's Privacy Policy.

Already signed up? Log in here

*With LinkedIn, you don't need to create a separate login to manage your free JD Supra account, and we can make suggestions based on your needs and interests. We will not post anything on LinkedIn in your name. Or, sign up using your email address.