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Health Care: COBRA participation increases

Editor’s note: When it costs less people buy more. The question is, is this a good thing when it comes to health care?
After the government enacted a new subsidy to make health insurance more affordable to millions of laid-off Americans, monthly enrollment rates for COBRA averaged 38% from March 2009 to June 2009, a 19% jump from the period of September 2008 to February 2009.

Source: “Hewitt Analysis Shows Average COBRA Enrollments Doubled Since Subsidy Became Available in February 2009,” Hewitt Associates press release, August 18, 2009,

September 2, 2009 - Posted by | Federal Government, healthcare | ,

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