Monday, April 20, 2009

Cobra Costs

Via Atrios, if you know anyone who is struggling to cope with COBRA costs, there's a provision in the stimulus bill that offers significant help.
Short-term COBRA subsidy for involuntarily terminated workers. This provides a 65 percent subsidy for COBRA premiums for up to 9 months, which will put a dent in the considerable cost of COBRA health benefits for the unemployed.
There's many more non-health care related provisions at the link that you probably already know about, but this one was new to me.

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