The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

A Legal Review of Key Provisions

On March 11, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act of 2021 into law, providing $1.9 trillion in spending to address the ongoing impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).The Act builds upon the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) of March 2020 and the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, adopted in December 2020. The ARP includes a number of provisions that will fund COVID-19 relief related activities, aid to individuals and aid to businesses.

Offit Kurman has prepared highlights on the impact of the Plan for some key areas affecting our clients. Please see below for specific information.

Labor & Employment: Update for Employers

Offit Kurman employment attorneys review the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 impact on FFCRA leave, unemployment benefits, COBRA, dependent care assistance program, employee retention credit and minimum wage.

Healthcare: Update for Healthcare Providers

Offit Kurman healthcare attorneys reviews the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 impact on COBRA, Medicaid, nursing homes, hospital wages, Rural Provider Relief Fund, COVID-19 testing, tax credits, and more.

Education: Update for Educators

Offit Kurman education law attorneys reviews the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 impact on funding for K-12 private (independent) schools, as well as students in colleges and universities.

Related Legislation:

Bankruptcy: The COVID-19 Bankruptcy Relief Extension Act of 2021

Offit Kurman bankruptcy attorneys review The COVID-19 Bankruptcy Relief Extension Act of 2021.

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