The downturn in the economy, means lots of newly unemployed individuals will be asking what happens with their health insurance.
There are a number of online resources to help them understand their options under COBRA. Here are a few:
eHealthInsurance launched a new initiative, www.COBRAlearning.com,
to education consumers about COBRA and alternatives health insurance
for the newly unemployed. Accompanying the launch, was a survey (paid
for by ehealthinsurance) that found many consumers don’t know what
COBRA is or what their options are after losing employment.
Besides having a cheezy name, bWell-Informed Health Plan Forecaster says it offers "vendor-neutral educational and personal underwriting tools" for those Americans who are in the position of having "the freedom, yet responsibility, to choose their own health care."