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Stop, Look & Listen: Railroad Retirement Benefits Q&A

Answers are provided by Robert S. Kaufman

Will the Healthcare Reform Proposals Affect Group Health Coverage Rail Workers Now Have?

(Posted August 6, 2009)

Question 718: Will the healthcare reform decision affect the United Healthcare Railroad Medical Plan?

Answer: As of this date, the House of Representatives and the Senate are considering different plans.

President Obama has reassured the public that they can keep their present health insurance plans.

Until a final bill is agreed to by both houses, it is difficult to predict the impact of the legislation on existing group plans.


Important notice:

Answers are provided as general guidance on the subjects covered in the question and are not provided as legal advice to the questioner or to readers. Any legal issues should be reviewed by your legal counsel to apply the law to the particular facts of this and similar situations.

The law in this area changes frequently. Answers are believed to be correct as of the posting dates shown. The completeness or accuracy of a particular answer may be affected by changes in the law (statutes, regulations, rulings, court decisions, etc.) that occur after the date on which a particular Q&A is posted.


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