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COBRA Administration

DOL COBRA Premium Subsidy

Click through below to visit the Department of Labor’s (DOL) webpage that includes important information regarding the COBRA ARPA provisions including Frequently Asked Questions, Model Notices and Outreach & Education.

DOL COBRA Premium Subsidy Website

Employer Rules for Claiming COBRA Subsidy Tax Credit

Recently released Notice 2021-31 provides some direction regarding the rules for claiming the tax credit.  Since then, the IRS has released the draft Forms and Instructions for claiming the COBRA subsidy tax credit – Forms 941 (along with Schedule R) and 7200.

7200 Form & Instructions

Schedule R 941 Form & Instructions

Click through below for answers to some of the questions about the draft Form 941.

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Implications of the American Rescue Plan Act on COBRA

Communicating With Your COBRA Coordinator

We make it easy to communicate with your COBRA Coordinator. We’re available Monday through Friday from 8 am until 5 pm and will return your call or email within 2 hours on any given business day.

We offer a secure Zix email address for you to send your ECOS and COBRA Cover Sheet to your personal COBRA Coordinator:

Secure Zix email click here and direct message your coordinator.

Already enrolled in SBAM COBRA? Click here.

Let Go Of Complex COBRA Tasks

SBAM manages all matters relating to COBRA administration on behalf of members enrolled in the program – starting at only $35 per month with no initial set-up fees.

Your personal COBRA Coordinator sends all necessary letters and notifications, provides your company with a monthly activity report and online access to your account, collects premium payments from the COBRA-enrolled beneficiaries, and helps with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network claims.

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