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      House Committee on Energy and Commerce
    IntroducedNovember 4th, 2009

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Additional health insurance options for unemployed Americans Act of 2009

Official Title

To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide additional health insurance options for unemployed individuals.


Additional Health Insurance Options for Unemployed Americans Act of 2009 - Amends the Public Health Service Act, with respect to guaranteed availability of individual health insurance coverage for individuals with prior group plan coverage, to eliminate the requirement that such individuals have exhausted benefits under COBRA (health insurance continuation benefits under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985) or a similar state program after termination of employment.

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