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The Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (CHIPRA) provides employees and dependents special enrollment rights if they are eligible for premium assistance through LaHIPP. The CHIPRA law can be found here.


How does CHIPRA affect me as an employer?

What is the timeframe for the employee request to be added to the group health plan?

What are the requirements for notifying employees?

What happens if I don't comply?

What can I expect to receive from my employee who has applied for LaHIPP?

Is a COBRA participant eligible?

Who receives the premium payments?

Who can I contact for questions?