Michelle’s Law: Legislation Whose Time Has Come




Michelle's Law, otherwise known as H. R. 2851, was enacted to ensure that dependent college students, who have medical coverage as dependents of their parents, do not lose their health insurance coverage if they need to take a medical leave of absence. When such medical leave of absence would result in the student losing status as a full-time student, the student would typically be required to elect COBRA Continuation Coverage in order to continue his or her medical coverage while on the medical...
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