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  1. questionIf I was a federal employee, do I have the same rights under the COBRA law?
    Q: If I was a federal employee, do I have the same rights under the COBRA law? A: No. Federal employees will fall under a similar law. You should contact your employment representative or you may call 1-800-321-1080. If you are a healthy person who does not live in NY, NJ, MA, or VT and wou ...

  2. questionIf my husband is on Medicare can he elect COBRA? What are my options as his spouse?
    Q: My husband was employed and was covered under a group plan as well as Medicare. He is no longer employed and has elected cobra. However, his cobra plan has informed us that because he is covered under Medicare, he is not entitled under federal law to receive cobra benefits. Is this true? And ...

  3. questionIf my husband retires and is eligible for Medicare am I still allowed to get medical coverage?
    Q: If my husband retires and is eligible for Medicare am I still allowed to get medical coverage? A: Being entitled for Medicare is a qualifying event. If your husband elects Medicare and comes off of the employers insurance, you as a dependant will be eligible for COBRA for up to 36 months. Pl ...

  4. questionIf my wife and I are getting a divorce, am I eligible to continue on her group health plan and for how long?
    Q: If my wife and I are getting a divorce, am I eligible to continue on her group health plan and for how long? A: Yes. Divorce is a qualifying event. You, as a dependant, are able to select COBRA for up to 36 months. If you are a healthy person who does not live in NY, NJ, MA, or VT and would ...

  5. questionIf my wife has continuing insurance with COBRA and her employers group health plan, which plan is primarily responsible for her medical claims?
    Q: If my wife has continuing insurance with COBRA and her employer's group health plan, which plan is primarily responsible for her medical claims?A: Generally, the COBRA coverage is not limited to only those pre-existing conditions. If your state is involved with a COB rule, then the group hea ...

  6. questionIf there is only one month lapse do we need to elect COBRA?
    Q: My husband's insurance at his new employer starts on June 1. His old co. insurance coverage terminated Apr. 30. We have a one-month gap. Are we still covered for the month of May, or would we need to pay for one month of COBRA? If so, can we elect to hold off, and then pay the COBRA rate shou ...

  7. questionIf you don't return after birth of a child
    Q: On the day my daughter-in-law was to return to work after family and medical leave, she notified her employer she was not returning and wanted COBRA. Her insurance was stopped that day. Can she get COBRA and should she still be covered on the group policy until the COBRA starts? A:COBRA is no ...

  8. questionIncomplete COBRA Payment
    Q: My COBRA coverage was to begin on December 1, 2013. Knowing I had 60 days, I sent in my enrollment form and first months payment at the end of December. I only wanted it for one month. I then get a letter from the TPA that the rate is increased and I need to make a payment of $200 to make ful ...

  9. questionins for spouse if terminated employee chooses not to have Cobra?
    Can a spouse receive COBRA if terminated employee didn't need COBRA because he had health insurance from another company in place at time of termination and spouse hadn't been added to that other plan? A: Yes. Spouses of terminated employees of a qualified employer are eligible to receive COBRA ...

  10. questionInsurance
    Q: I need to find out my information about appointments and prescriptions from 2013 for tax purposes. You have an incorrect email, (I no longer have Verizon because I moved). A: COBRA is not an insurance company. COBRA is a federal law that requires employers with 20 or more employees to offer ...

  11. questionInsurance Bill
    Q: I never received a bill for April. How can I get my coverage paid for? I can set up a payment online, but don't have a log in. I am new to the program and don't know how to set that up. A: COBRA is not an insurance company. COBRA is a federal law that requires employers with 20 or more empl ...

  12. questioninsurance continue
    Q: I need to keep paying for my insurance but am no longer working at my previous job. I am now working somewhere else. How do I keep my insurance? A: COBRA is a law that requires employers with 20 or more employees to offer the continuation of the same group health care coverage after you've vo ...

  13. questionInsurance Coverage Under Acro Service Corp. Plans
    Q: How do I set up my account and make payments online?? There's not even any information on how to set up a log-in. A: COBRA is not an insurance company. COBRA is a federal law that requires employers with 20 or more employees to offer the continuation of the same group health care coverage af ...

  14. questionInsurance dropped during surgery...can i get cobra?
    Q: I was on compensation, due to an injury at work. Then a lot of us were laid off 2 weeks later. I was released March 30th. They said to hang loose about my insurance, because no one knew if I had to go on cobra yet. (I am covered for my injury) but meanwhile, my husband had a total knee repla ...

  15. questioninsurance refund
    Q: If an employer is self-insured and gets a refund from the insurance company because it charged too much based on Obama Care's rules, it does not have to refund some of this to its employees and usually doesn't. I assume this is so because the employer paid part of the cost. However, if an emp ...

  16. questionInsurance verification
    Q: I have retired and signed up for COBRA. I recently had to visit the doctor and had no way to verify that I had coverage. Will I be issue a new insurance card to verify vision and dental coverage? A: COBRA is not an insurance company. COBRA is a federal law that requires employers with 20 or ...

  17. questioninternational and across-state coverage
    Q: Does COBRA insurance apply for overseas travel? A: COBRA is a federal law and applies regardless of residency. But, you have to check with the insurance carrier to see if that policy is able to be extended to different state. We do offer international travel insurance. For more informaion vi ...

  18. questionIs a FSA eligible for continuation under COBRA?
    Q: Is a FSA eligible for continuation under COBRA? A: A 125 Cafeteria plan allows employee's put a portion of their earnings, pre-taxed, into a Flexible Spending Account (FSA), which they can use to pay for medical bills or expenses. Some types of FSA's are: dependant care or for day care expens ...

  19. questionIs COBRA Insurance taxable?
    Q: If an employer pays my cobra payments as part of my severance package, is that taxable income to me?A: The IRS will have the answer's to those questions for you. You can visit their site at www.irs.gov. Publication 502 has information about medical and dental expenses, including the health co ...

  20. questionIs Dependent Child Coverage 36 continuous months?
    Q: I aged out of my fatherís medical insurance it 2010 and went on COBRA for 16 months until the Affordable Care Act allowed me to return to his insurance. Now Iím about to turn 26, I am not working, and I will age out of my fatherís insurance again. Am I eligible for COBRA again and if so for h ...

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