By Carolyn Hirschman
Outsourcing your COBRA administration can help you escape pitfalls in the complex rules for offering health benefits to former employees. They’re gone but not forgotten. Many former employees keep at least one important link to their previous employer: They opt to stay in the company’s health plan for a limited time under the provisions of the federal COBRA law. For many HR professionals, however, administering COBRA is a task they would just as soon forget.
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