ConnectYourCare Aligns with SHRM and Elevate Benefits on COBRA Webinar to Help HR Professionals Avoid Compliance Pitfalls

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Consumer-Directed Health Care Leader to Provide Insight on Simplifying COBRA Administration Complexities

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Not understanding the regulatory parameters and design options can have a negative impact on organizations, often resulting in hefty fines. We are excited to clarify the regulations and help employers eliminate risk and administrative burdens.

ConnectYourCare, a national leader in consumer-directed health care account solutions and other services, including COBRA administration, will be presenting a free, 60-minute webinar on Thursday, October 4, covering COBRA compliance regulations, in conjunction with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and Elevate Benefits, LLC, creator of the new SHRM Broker Finder platform.

The webinar, “Don’t Get Bitten by COBRA Administration,” will shed light on the current COBRA regulatory landscape and offer HR professionals valuable insight with respect to avoiding common compliance mistakes and pitfalls that could result in significant fines and penalties. The session will be moderated by George Lemmon, Co-Founder and Principal of SHRM Broker Finder, and will feature ConnectYourCare’s Mid-Market Vice President Gentrie Pool as presenter. To register, visit

“With often-changing rules and regulations around compliance, COBRA programs can become extremely complex for employers,” said ConnectYourCare’s CEO, Steve Grieco. “Not understanding the proper procedures, regulatory parameters, and design options can have a negative impact on benefits professionals and organizations, often resulting in hefty fines. With these compounding issues in mind, we are excited to clarify the regulations and facilitate ways to help employers eliminate risk and administrative burdens.”

For HR and benefits professionals seeking to earn continuing education credit, the webinar is recognized by SHRM for Professional Development Credit (PDC), for SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM.

For brokers and consultants seeking to attend on behalf of clients, ConnectYourCare also recently launched a survey to capture the broker perspective on employee benefits, including COBRA administration. If you are a benefits broker, visit to participate.

About ConnectYourCare
As a consumer-directed health care pioneer and nationally recognized industry leader, ConnectYourCare delivers a comprehensive solution supporting health care savings accounts and expanded tax-advantaged offerings. Through continuous evolution, highly rated service, and domain expertise across the benefits, banking, and payments spectrum, we are revolutionizing the connection between health and wealth. ConnectYourCare creates greater participant value through intuitive account management; greater employer value and savings through dynamic, outcome-based workflows and tools; and greater partnership value through deep engagements to meet goals—with proprietary, cloud-based technology and a modern, intelligent platform as its foundation.

Trusted by leading organizations, spanning all industries and sizes, we are making it easier for people to manage care, so they can enjoy life. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @ConnectYourCare.

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