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What To Do Before COBRA Terminates

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Before COBRA terminates, start the process for obtaining other health insurance. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act (sometimes referred to as the ACA or "Obamacare"), you can purchase health insurance coverage without being denied because of a pre-existing medical condition.  To find options in your state, visit: offsite link

NOTE:  If you have young children on your health insurance policy, check to see if they can qualify in your state for the Children's Health Insurance Program (known as CHIP) offsite link. CHIP covers children in families that earn too much to qualify for Medicaid, but too little to afford private health insurance. If you can insure your children through CHIP, your COBRA premium will be less.

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