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Health insurance options for unemployed beyond COBRA
USA Today

When you’re out of work, you experience a lot of dark days, but for thousands of unemployed people, June 1 was particularly bleak. The economic stimulus bill signed into law in February 2009 subsidized 65% of COBRA premiums for laid-off workers for up to 15 months. But the clock ran out on June 1 for people who qualified for the subsidy when it first became available in March 2009.