• Extension of the COBRA Premium Subsidy
  • January 4, 2010
  • Law Firm: Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP - Washington Office
  • On December 19, 2009, President Obama signed the Department of Defense Appropriations Act of 2010 (the Appropriations Act), that includes an extension of eligibility for the COBRA premium subsidy for an additional two months and extends the maximum period for receiving the subsidy for an additional six months. The Appropriations Act requires plan administrators to provide notice of the extension to eligible COBRA beneficiaries.