• Health Insurance

    COVID-19 Stimulus Bill Includes Six Months of Free COBRA Health Coverage | Proskauer – Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Blog

    The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (“ARPA”), which was just passed by Congress and will be sent to President Biden for signature, includes an opportunity for free COBRA coverage for a six-month period from April through September 2021 for employees (and their family members) who experience a loss of group health coverage due to involuntary termination or reduced hours of employment. The ARPA COBRA subsidy appears to be designed to capture all employees who lost job-based health coverage due to an involuntary loss of work since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Any employee who lost coverage as of April 2020  

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  • Health Insurance

    COVID-19 Relief Package Includes Expansion of Health Care Coverage

    Democrats in Congress plan to use the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill to advance President Joe Biden’s campaign promises to make affordable health care available to more Americans, reversing the Trump-era decline in the number of people with health insurance. They propose to increase federal subsidies to help people buy private health insurance plans and to make those subsidies available to more people. They want to offer new incentives to entice the 12 states that have not yet expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act to do so. And they want the federal government to temporarily pick up health insurance  

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  • Business Marketing

    Why Content Marketing Matters For Brands (And Yes, This Includes Yours)

    STEVE WASTERVAL When you hear the term “content marketing,” it’s easy to think of big brands with six-figure advertising budgets and a team of bloggers and infographic designers on their sides. The thing is, it doesn’t matter how “big” your brand is. Even if you’re a freelancer or solopreneur, content marketing can make a significant difference for your ability to attract high-quality clients. Yes, creating quality content marketing requires a fair amount of time — but what doesn’t? This is an important investment into your brand that will keep on giving. It’s Essential For (Long-Term) Lead Generation People no longer  

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