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Federal plan includes second enrollment chance, premium reductions.

If you’ve been laid off any time since August 2008 but opted to keep your former employer’s health insurance, the federal stimulus package might help you foot the bill for that coverage, at least temporarily. And, if you passed up the COBRA option at the time because of the cost, the new law gives you another chance to enroll. … Back to Article

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