Resource Center

This section is designed to provide you with useful information. 
Please feel free to visit the links at your leisure.

COBRA Continuation Coverage: http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/cobra.html

Frequently Asked COBRA Questions: http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/faqs/main.html

2004 Final COBRA Regulations: http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/regs/fedreg/final/2004011796.htm

U.S. Department of Labor: http://www.dol/gov

ERISA Industry Committee: http://www.eric.org

Health Benefits under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA)  Provides a detailed overview of the major provisions of COBRA:  www.dol.gov/ebsa/pdf/cobraemployee.pdf

Consumer Information on Health Plans:  Provides fact sheets, booklets, and other health plan information from the Department’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA).  http://www.dol.gov/dol/topic/health-plans/consumerinfhealth.htm

Compliance Assistance:  Provides publications and other materials to assist employers and employee benefit plan practitioners in understanding and complying with the requirements of ERISA as it applies to the administration of employee pension and welfare benefit plans.  http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/compliance_assistance.html

COBRA and Medicare Entitlement:  http://www.irs.gov/irb/2004-10_IRB/ar11.html

Portability of Health Coverage (HIPAA) Frequently Asked Questions:  Provides answers to questions including “what is HIPAA?” and “how does crediting for prior coverage work under HIPAA?”  www.dol.gov/ebsa/faqs/faq_consumer_hipaa.html

Your health plan and HIPAA…  Making the law work for you:  Provides information about major provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, the Newborns’ and Mothers’ Health Protection Act, the Mental Health Parity Act, and the Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Act.  http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/publications/yhphipaa.html

Should you have any suggestions for additional links, please let us know as we will be glad to add them ~ thank you!