Compliance Corner


Podcast Episode 102: COBRA Subsidies under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA)

March 30, 2021

In this special episode, Suzanne Spradley and Chase Cannon discuss the COBRA subsidies that are a big part of the recently-enacted ARPA. Suzanne starts the discussion with a history of past COBRA subsidies, including in 2002 and 2008/09, comparing them to the ARPA subsidies. Suzanne then answers Chase’s rapid fire questions on the ARPA COBRA subsidies, including the amount and duration, who is eligible, employer involvement, notice requirements, and interactions with COBRA administrators and vendors.

Every other week, NFP's legal experts make the subject of compliance personal for a wide audience. By breaking down the daunting details of emerging policies and bridging the gap between legislation and what it means for the listener, Chase Cannon and Suzanne Spradley make compliance issues relatable and relevant. Visit our Soundcloud page every two weeks for the most up-to-date episode.

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