COBRA - Keeping Employer Group Health Insurance After a Job Ends - Federal & New York State Protections

 Basic Information on COBRA under Federal & New York State Law

Here are resources on rights to continue coverage after losing one's job, under the federal "COBRA" law.

Hard Times and Health Insurance

Publication Date: 03.03.2009 - United Hospital Fund
Author: Peter Newell and Mark Scherzer, E
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In response to the growing number of New Yorkers who risk losing health insurance coverage in the current troubled economy, this guide--the first to help New Yorkers understand how to benefit from the COBRA premium assistance enacted in early 2009--presents practical advice on state and federal protections, and how to exercise them.   At the above link there is a link to download the original publication from March 3, 2009 and also  links to important updates, from April and March 2010 and December 2009, download the additional files posted there.

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