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COBRA Administration
Free up your HR team to focus on the bigger picture
Providing Continuity of Benefits Doesn’t
Have to be Painful
PlanSource can handle the full cycle of COBRA administrative responsibilities for you. This starts with generating and communicating initial and qualifying events notices so you don’t have to worry about staying compliant or being subject to penalties.

Downloadable Info Sheet

HR teams need to be familiar with not only the rules and regulations related to COBRA administration but also the processes and procedures related to timelines and COBRA enrollment.

The Employer’s Guide to COBRA

COBRA administration is an important part of any HR professional’s job.

Benefits Outsourcing 101: COBRA Administration

It’s no surprise that COBRA is the #1 outsourced benefits service.
Services included with Premium Benefits Outsourcing

System Configuration and Maintenance


New Hire, Life Event and EOI Processing

Data Exchange Operations, Auditing and Reconciliation

COBRA Administration

Billing Reconciliation and Payment Services


Eligibility Management and Urgent Coverage Resolution

Branded Employee Contact Center

Our HR team needs to stay ‘lean and mean,’ so we rely heavily on PlanSource to work through employee issues so that our team can tackle their own important work. With PlanSource, we have a support team working to assist with all questions and receiving and implementing feedback towards continuous improvement.

Chris Forbeck

HR and Benefits Manager, BrandSafway
Benefits of Outsourcing COBRA Administration to PlanSource
When you outsource COBRA to PlanSource, we’ll audit participants for accuracy using employee data from the PlanSource Benefits Administration System, and assume full premium collection, monthly remittance, eligibility management for COBRA participants. We’ll even handle any issue resolution with the carriers on your behalf, so you can focus on more strategic items on your to-do list.

Send Notices

Generate notices based upon qualifying events

Process Payment

Process elections and payments from beneficiaries

Reinstate Coverage

Add COBRA coverage and manage the eligibility timeline

Bill Enrollees

Bill enrollees and provide reporting and auditing

Answer Questions

Address any questions with our contact center

Manage OE

Handle open enrollment and all future notice requirements

Reduce Risk

PlanSource assumes liability and indemnifies employers who use the service

Stay Focused

We manage the process from end to end, so you can stay focused on your business.

Ensure Compliance

Hire an expert to manage all of the compliance requirements on your behalf.
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