BN171 - COBRA Letter Print
Run COBRA Letter Print (BN171) to create letters to notify new COBRA
participants of their right to extend benefit coverage or to create letters
for COBRA participants with late payments. You can create letters, mailing
labels, both letters and mailing labels, or labels and a letter form.
If you run the report to create notification letters, BN171 creates initial
notification letters for COBRA participants whose Participant Notified field
in BN70.2 (Participant Dates) is blank. BN171 updates the field with the date
of the letter.
If you run the report to create letters for COBRA participants with late
payments, BN171 uses the delinquent premium letter selected in BN00.2 (COBRA
Parameters). When the report creates delinquent premium letters, the Letter
Date field updates to the Delinquent Premium field in BN70.2 (Participant
To see participants who have payment due dates that exceed the grace period,
run BN175 (COBRA/Retiree Outstanding Invoices). If premiums are not received
in response, you can run BN175 to cancel coverage.
CKPOINT - The Check Point file is used to allow recovery.
PARTICIPNT - The COBRA Participant file updates delinquent premium payment
date or date company notified COBRA participant of rights.
BNCOMPANY - The Benefit Company Parameters file is used to verify company
BNINVDETL - The Benefit Investment Detail file is used with delinquent
letter to determine delinquent invoices.
LETTERCODE - The Benefit Letter Code file is used to verify letters.
LETTERTEXT - The Benefit Letter Text file is used to verify letters.
OCCURTYPE - The COBRA Occurrence Type file is used to verify COBRA
PRSYSTEM - The HR Company and Process Levels file is used to verify