HSAs can be valuable to both employees and your company. Choosing to contribute to employees’ HSAs and providing information on how to use them can help attract and retain employees.
Many employers mistakenly believe that COBRA is simply billing and collecting premiums from terminated employees. Unfortunately, nothing could be further from the truth. COBRA is one of the most complex and burdensome regulations employers face today. Issues related to COBRA require daily attention. Worse yet, the cost of noncompliance can be extremely high. When employers consider that COBRA is “policed” by divorced spouses and terminated employees, it should become immediately evident why employers should take their COBRA responsibility very seriously.