What to do when your COBRA benefits run out


For millions of unemployed Americans, access to the temporary health insurance program known as COBRA is running out -- despite several extensions by the U.S. government.

Finding health insurance to replace COBRA is an uphill battle for many with pre-existing medical conditions -- even when cost isn't a factor.But life after COBRA isn't entirely without hope. Here are some ways to retain your health coverage without going broke:

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