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Covid-inspired Montana health insurance proposal wouldn’t kick in for 2 years – News-Medical.Net

For employees of small businesses in Montana suddenly laid off during the covid-19 pandemic, maintaining health insurance coverage could be a struggle.

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For employees of small businesses in Montana suddenly laid off during the Covid-19 pandemic, maintaining health insurance coverage could be a struggle.
Employers with 20 or more workers offer a bridge insurance program made possible by a federal law known as the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act, or COBRA. The law allows people who have left a job voluntarily or involuntarily to keep their former employer’s health insurance plan for 18 months by paying the premium that the employer…

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