The COBRA Subsidy and Health Insurance for the Unemployed
Publication Date: March 2009
Publisher(s): Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
Author(s): Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
Keywords: COBRA; ARRA; subsidy
Coverage: United States
This issue brief written by Kaiser staff examines the potential impact and limitations of new temporary subsidies created by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 to help people maintain their employer-sponsored health coverage after a layoff.