COBRA: Continuation of Employer Group Health Insurance, March 2007

(2007) COBRA: Continuation of Employer Group Health Insurance, March 2007. Commerce, Department of

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Abstract

COBRA stands for Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act *COBRA is not insurance; it is the law, since 1985. COBRA allows employees and their dependents to continue employer group health insurance for several months when that insurance would usually end. *Insurance plans under COBRA are private health plans, not plans sold by the government. *The U.S. Departments of Labor and Treasury enforce COBRA.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Insurance, Finance, Senior Health, Retirement, Medicare
Subjects: Health and medicine > Healthcare
Business and industry > Insurance > Health insurance and health care coverage
Business and industry > Insurance
ID Code: 5777
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 04 Dec 2007
Last Modified: 04 Dec 2007
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/5777

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