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Most employers can collect the ARPA subsidy by using the amounts paid to keep former workers’ group health coverage in place to reduce the amounts owned on their Form 941 quarterly tax returns.

The end of a temporary federal health insurance premium subsidy program could push millions of people into the market for individual and family health coverage Oct. 1.

The program, created by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA), provided billions of dollars in aid to help displaced workers keep their usual employer-sponsored health benefits in place during the COVID-19 pandemic, by paying 100% of the premiums for COBRA health benefits continuation coverage.

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