Continuation Resources

Below are links to various entities’ websites pertaining to continuation of health insurance (such as COBRA and State Continuation or “mini-COBRA” programs) as well as the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) subsidy program. If you have additional links and resources that you feel we should include in this list of ever-changing rules and guidelines, we would be glad to receive your suggestions.

State and District Links

Continuation for DC Employers
http://app.disr.dc.gov/information/publicnotices/continuation.shtm
http://www.dcwatch.com/archives/council14/14-572.htm
http://dccouncil.washington.dc.us/images/00001/20020314161709.pdf
http://www.disb.dc.gov/disr/frames.asp?doc=/disr/lib/disr/pdf/edited--cobra_fact_sheet.pdf
http://www.dccouncil.washington.dc.us/images/00001/20090302171726.pdf

Continuation for Maryland Employers
http://www.mdinsurance.state.md.us/sa/documents/BulletinL&H08-13ContinuationCoverage.pdf

Continuation for Virginia Employers
http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?000+reg+14VAC5-211-70

Department of Labor/Employee Benefits Security Administration and IRS Links

COBRA Continuation Coverage Assistance Under The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009: http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/COBRA.html

DOL Notices and Links
http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/COBRAgeneralnoticeabbreviatedversion.doc
http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/COBRAgeneralnoticefullversion.doc
http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/COBRAalternativenotice.doc
http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/COBRAextendedelectionperiodnotice.doc

IRS Notices and Links
http://www.irs.gov/newsroom/article/0,,id=204505,00.html
http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-drop/n-09-27.pdf

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