Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act


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Managed care Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985. A federal act which requires employers to offer employee health coverage under the employer's group health plan for a period of time after a spouse’s death, job loss, work hour reduction, or divorce, allowing them to purchase continuation of health care coverage under the group’s medical plan Managed Care Contracting Handbook, McGraw-Hill, 1996

Con·sol·i·da·ted Om·ni·bus Bud·get Re·con·cil·i·a·tion Act

(COBRA) (kŏn-sol'i-dā-tĕd om'ni-bŭs bŭj'ĕt rek'ŏn-sil-ē-ā'shŭn akt)
U.S. federal law that allows an employee to remain covered under employer's group health insurance plan for a given period of time after death of a spouse, divorce, termination, or having work hours reduced.

Con·sol·i·da·ted Om·ni·bus Bud·get Re·con·cil·i·a·tion Act

(COBRA) (kŏn-sol'i-dā-tĕd om'ni-bŭs bŭj'ĕt rek'ŏn-sil-ē-ā'shŭn akt)
U.S. federal law that allows an employee to remain covered under employer's group health insurance plan for a given period of time after death of a spouse, divorce, termination, or having work hours reduced.
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COBRA (Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985), which allows continued enrollment in a group plan for laid-off workers of companies with over 20 employees, also applies to their dependents.
Although the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act health benefits continuation rules require employers to offer departing workers a chance to continue their dental benefits, few departing workers do so, and layoffs appear to be costing some former group dental plan members their coverage, experts report.
To do so, the new law provides temporary assistance in the form of a government subsidy for continuation of health coverage under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985.
The Act makes significant temporary changes to COBRA, the existing law which was enacted as part of the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985, essentially ensuring that employees between employment would be able to retain their health insurance benefits.
The program is also open to those who had health coverage in the past six months but lost a job with employer-sponsored benefits or whose coverage has ended under COBRA--the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act plan--which provides health insurance coverage continuation for those who have ended their jobs.
Differences in contributions would also be permitted for three categories of employees: (1) current fulltime employees, (2) current part-time employees (defined as working fewer than 30 hours per week) and (3) former employees (excluding those with coverage under a high-deductible health plan (HDHP) through the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA)).
* USERRA REQUIRES EMPLOYERS TO OFFER ACTIVATED reservists and their dependents medical, hospital, dental and prescription drug coverage that conforms to the optional continuation provisions of the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA).
The lawmakers agreed to give displaced workers a 65% advanceable and refundable tax credit that can be used to pay for health insurance under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) or for the purchase of certain state-based group coverage options.
The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 is more widely known as "COBRA." This is one acronym, that is true to its name.
Congress is considering proposals to assist the unemployed who lose health insurance, including subsidizing Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) coverage, extending Medicaid eligibility, and providing states with grant money for premium assistance.
Goode opted for COBRA (Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act).
Also included were benefit plans for retirees and former employees and dependents under the provisions of the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985, which requires employers to offer continued access to health care coverage for specified periods.

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