Senate Dems’ Updated Relief Package Covers Full COBRA Premium

By Amy Lotven / March 3, 2021 at 7:12 PM
The Senate COVID-19 relief package heading to the floor will cover 100% of COBRA premiums, up from the 85% level in the House bill, numerous Democratic senators announced Wednesday (March 3). Sources previously told Inside Health Policy the idea was under consideration and was likely to be included in the Senate bill. On Wednesday, Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL), Sen. Catherine Cortez Mastro (D-NV) and others announced they’d secured the full subsides, which were strongly pushed by unions...

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