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House Committee on Education and the WorkforceHouse Committee on Energy and CommerceHealthHouse Committee on Ways and MeansIntroducedJanuary 26th, 2009
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COBRA Coverage Extension Act of 2009
To extend temporarily the 18-month period of continuation coverage under group health plans required under COBRA continuation coverage provisions so as to provide for a total period of continuation coverage of up to 24 months.
COBRA Coverage Extension Act of 2009 - Extends COBRA coverage (health insurance continuation benefits) that would currently end before the 12-month period following enactment of this Act because of the 18-month coverage limitation to the earlier of: (1) the end of the 12 calendar months following the date of enactment of this Act; or (2) 24 months after the date of the qualifying event.