Last month we told you about changes to COBRA deadlines due to COVID-19. Now we’re sharing how the carriers plan to handle the new moving deadlines.
On April 28th deadlines were “tolled” for special enrollment periods, COBRA elections and payments, employer notices, and claim payments. This has opened a pandora’s box. Deadline relief is being implemented retroactively to 3/1/2020. There’s no definitive end to the new deadlines. What could possibly go wrong? Our guest blogger, Sandy Wood, outlines the issues.