What is the Early Retiree Reinsurance Program, and how does it work?
When did the program begin, and when will it end?
What determines a company's eligibility for this program?
How can companies use the proceeds from the program?
How can companies participate in this program?
Are claims paid prior to June 1, 2010 reimbursable?
Can claims for early retirees' covered family members be reimbursed with program funds?
When can a company first submit claims?
Does my company need to reapply each year?
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