Tag: mini-cobra

Data Security Breach Notice On April 11, 2018, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey signed legislation (H.B. 2154) requiring employers to provide notice to Arizona residents upon determination of a data security breach of personal information. The law is effective July 22, 2018. Read AZ H.B. 2154 Mini-COBRA Enacted On April 10, 2018, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey…

Question: We have employees in California, Utah, and Alabama. How does mini-COBRA (Consolidated Omnibus Budget and Reconciliation Act) work when a plan is issued out of Alabama, and the employee losing coverage is in Utah? Answer: Several states, including California and Utah, have enacted so-called mini-COBRA requirements under their state insurance codes. Other states, such as Alabama,…

Question: What are the Pennsylvania “mini-COBRA” rules, and how do they compare and contrast with the federal COBRA rules?  Please outline eligibility and notification rules. Answer: Eligibility: Pennsylvania law provides employees and their eligible dependents who lose group health insurance coverage through a small employer (those with 2-19 employees) as a result of certain qualifying…