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New Expiration Date for Employer CHIP, COBRA General, and COBRA Election Notices
by Gregg Kennerly | Published Wednesday, February 8, 2017
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has extended the effective dates of its model Employer CHIP Notice, General Notice of COBRA Rights, and COBRA Election Notice through December 31, 2019. Previously, these model notices expired on December 31, 2016.
No other changes have been made to these notices. For the latest guidance regarding these notices, please visit the DOL’s Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act and COBRA Continuation Coverage webpages, or contact the DOL directly at 1-866-487-2365.
Our Benefits Notices by Company Size section features additional model notices for employers of all sizes.