NOTICE OF ADOPTION- Chapter 86, Regulation to Implement the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for Purposes of Continuation of Coverage for Small Group Insurance

Chapter 86 of the Insurance Department Rules has now been filed with the Secretary of State for adoption.

Chapter 86 entitled, “REGULATION TO IMPLEMENT THE AMERICAN RECOVERY AND REINVESTMENT ACT FOR PURPOSES OF CONTINUATION OF COVERAGE FOR SMALL GROUP INSURANCE,” was created to allow insureds in employer groups in the small group market to obtain a subsidy for continuation of coverage if they are involuntarily terminated. The rule was filed with the Secretary of State on July 14, 2009, with an implementation date of July 19, 2009.

Copies of Chapter 86 are available upon request at a cost of $1.50 each from the Department of Insurance, 941 “O” Street, Suite 400, Lincoln, NE 68508. Copies of Chapter 86 are available for inspection at the aforementioned address, as well as the Office of the Secretary of State, State Capitol Building, Room 343, Lincoln, NE 68509, and through the Department’s website at Any questions concerning Chapter 86 should be directed to Martin Swanson.