Question: If I have contracted with a third-party vendor to be my company’s agent for COBRA notice purposes and that third party’s notice does not meet the requirements of COBRA, who has liability?
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The framers of PPACA (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act) decided that COBRA should be available even after the health marketplaces become available primarily to avoid possible disruptions in care. They felt that COBRA beneficiaries, many of whom have significant health conditions, should be allowed to stay with their current health care providers if they chose to.MORE
Under COBRA, the plan must give COBRA enrollees a 30-day grace period to pay the premium. According to the Department of Labor, payment is considered to be made on the date it is sent to the plan.MORE
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The digital news industry in the United States is facing a complex future. On one hand, a steadily growing portion of Americans are getting news through the internet, many U.S. adults get news on social media, and employment at digital-native outlets has increased. On the other, digital news has not been immune to issues affecting the broader media environment, including layoffs, made-up news and public distrust.
Here are some key findings about the way Americans get news online – as well as how digital newsrooms in the U.S. are faring, compiled from recent Pew Research Center surveys and analyses.More