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When COBRA Meets COVID-19: Concerns for Plan Administrators and TPAs

Below is an excerpt of an article that has been published in the ERISA Report, the semi-annual newsletter issued by the Defense Research Institute (DRI) Life, Health and Disability/ERISA Committee. What happens when COBRA meets COVID-19? While it may sound like the premise of a horror movie along the lines of “Snakes on a Plane” … Continue Reading

Coverage Under Private Group Health and Disability Plans: Implications of COVID-19

Excerpt of a contributed article published by DRI in the August 2020 issue of For The Defense. As the new coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads within the United States, questions arise over the potential effect that it may have on private group health and disability plans during and after the current pandemic. This article discusses recent federal … Continue Reading

Disability Claims Regulations and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Those involved in disability claims administration may wish to consider the potential impacts of the current global pandemic. In the current crisis, disability claims regulations may not be at the top of many peoples’ minds. However, insurers, plan administrators, and other involved in disability claims administration may wish to reevaluate the applicable Department of Labor … Continue Reading
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