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Free COBRA coverage sign-up window for many laid-off workers closes this week

For people who lost their jobs before April 1, the window to take advantage of subsidized COBRA coverage is closing - they have 60 days from the date their employer notified them of the COBRA subsidy to sign up for it — that’s July 31 if they were notified by the end of May. ... Read more»

Employers look for ways around new health insurance law

Despite pledges to leave employer-based health plans intact, benefits consultants say some firms are considering ending or reducing coverage for their workers.... Read more»