3 Reasons Temporary Health Insurance Is Better Than COBRA

When you’re facing a loss of medical coverage due to temporary gaps in employment or another factor, purchasing COBRA coverage could initially seem like the right choice to protect your health and finances. Under HIPAA, federal law requires employers with 20 people or more to offer the opportunity for former employees to continue paying out-of-pocket […]

COBRA Beneficiaries Get Special Enrollment Opportunity on the Exchanges

BY: LAURA KEREKES JUNE 5, 2014 On May 2 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced a special enrollment period giving COBRA beneficiaries the chance to switch to an individual policy option through the Affordable Care Act exchanges. The special enrollment period runs through July 1, 2014. See related: NAHU advocates for more special enrollment […]