TITLE

Health care exchanges may threaten existence of COBRA

AUTHOR(S)
Bridgeford, Lydell C.
PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;May2011, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the potential threat of health insurance exchanges under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) to the existence of the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA). It says that the risk has been observed at the National Benefits Symposium of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. (MetLife) held on March 28, 2011. According to American Benefits Council president James A. Klein, employers will pay insurance after the success of health exchanges.
ACCESSION #
61014461

 

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