Note: Information about former COBRA premium assistance under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 is available at

Note: Special Enrollment Period 2021

In response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) has temporarily moved to telephone and website contact only.

Through this period of nationwide challenge, we remain fully operational and committed to our mission to assure the security of the retirement, health, and other workplace related benefits of America’s workers and their families. The agency is prioritizing getting your questions answered.

To contact EBSA, you may call our toll-free help line at 1-866-444-3272.

Alternatively, you can contact us through our website.

How To Get Your At-Home-Over-The-Counter COVID-19 Test For Free

FAQs on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act Implementation

  • Part 51
  • Part 50
  • Part 44
  • Part 43*
  • Part 42This document was updated on April 15, 2020, to correct an error in footnote 10 regarding the end date of the current public health emergency related to COVID-19.


  • Some of the guidance in FAQs Part 43 has been superseded by guidance contained in FAQs Part 51.

Rapid Coverage of Preventive Services for Coronavirus and Price Transparency for COVID-19 Diagnostic Tests

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