TITLE

Extension provision unlikely to be in final legislation

AUTHOR(S)
Geisel, Jerry
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Business Insurance;2/2/2009, Vol. 43 Issue 5, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that extension of the U.S. Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) eligibility is unlikely when the agreement on an economic stimulus package is reached. That extension, which business lobbyists successfully fought to keep out of the stimulus measure approved by the Senate Finance Committee, would allow those with 10 years of service with an employer or those at least age 55 to retain COBRA coverage until eligible for Medicare at age 65. If
ACCESSION #
36589919

 

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