New COBRA Rules Will Cover Small BusinessJuly 10, 2009 – In The News
© 2009 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette author Ann Belser.
For those who work at small companies, today is a better day to lose that job than yesterday.
That's because today a new state law regarding health insurance benefits takes effect, allowing employees in small business to keep their insurance coverage after losing a job.
The legislation is known as "mini-COBRA" because it affects workers for small businesses but covers them for only nine months instead of the typical 18 months of standard COBRA.
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