Squeezed! Caught between Unemployment Benefits and Health Care Costs
Publication Date: January 2009
Publisher(s): Families USA
Keywords: uninsured; COBRA; HIPAA
Coverage: United States
This report examines COBRA coverage and unemployment benefits and finds that, to maintain their employer-based coverage under COBRA, most unemployed workers would have to devote an unrealistically high proportion of their unemployment check to health insurance.