On May 2, 2014, the U.S. Departments of Labor and Health and Human Services published a series of guidance and model notices clarifying the provision
On July 29, 2009, New York State amended its insurance law to extend continuation coverage for loss of coverage due to termination of employment or a reduction in work hours under New York group health insurance contracts from 18 months to 36 months.
After months of negotiations and several different versions of competing bills, the House of Representatives passed a health reform bill (H.R. 3962) that contains sweeping changes for employer-based health care.
On July 29, 2009, New York State Governor Paterson signed three bills into law that amend the New York State Insurance Law to improve access to health care and to make health insurance more affordable.