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Federal Agencies Issue COVID-19 Relief for Employee Benefit Plans

On April 28, 2020, the Departments of Labor (DOL) and the Treasury (USDT) issued a final rule extending the required deadlines for various health and benefit plan requirements such as:

  • Special Enrollment Requests under HIPAA;
  • Revised COBRA Regulations; and
  • Procedures regarding the filing of benefit claims and appeals including requests external review of denied claims.

The Legal Update provides a comprehensive summary of the final rule. In these unprecedented times it is more important than ever to ensure that your health and welfare plans remain in compliance. Cowden is here to help.

Read the Legal Update.

Contact your Cowden representative for more information on this or other compliance issues.