Posted on March 17, 2021

On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed into law the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA).  ARPA includes a 100% government subsidy of COBRA premiums for “assistance eligible individuals” through September.  COBRA applies to health plans offered by nonprofit employers with more than 20 employees. Read this article to understand who is eligible for these subsidies, what your nonprofit’s obligations are in notifying eligible former or current employees, and potential employer tax credits.