Tag: COBRA Qualifying event

The following question recently came from one of our clients requesting our assistance to better understand and manage this issue.  Question:  When an employee is on an approved FMLA leave of absence, we continue benefits and have employees pay their share while they are out. We provide all the proper communication at time of leave…

Question: We have an employee out on a non-FMLA leave who elected not to continue benefits because she is out of the country for her extended personal leave.  How will the carrier view the HIPAA preexisting conditions rules upon reinstatement to benefits from the leave and would that be a COBRA qualifying event? Answer: Under…