TITLE

COBRA assistance may be extended

AUTHOR(S)
Geisel, Jerry
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Business Insurance;10/12/2009, Vol. 43 Issue 36, p01
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on the intention of the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama to extend the COBRA health care premium subsidy in 2009. The subsidy is embedded in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The program aims to help unemployed people and their families. Some analysts expressed concerns over the cost of the program.
ACCESSION #
45108531

 

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