Oh, oh—the equity issue again. Darling’s letter signalls what we can expect once the lobbying gets hot and heavy. If employers are objecting to COBRA extensions for the unemployed because they might cost too much, what will happen when there are proposals on the table to make all large employers like NBGH members pay for coverage for their workers? There are lots of threads to tie up here. It’s best not to let them dangle too long.
09:27 AM - January 26, 2009
COBRA and Health Care Equity
It’s time for the press to connect some dots
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