Can I Make My Spouse The Primary COBRA Beneficiary?

I am leaving my job and will be sent the COBRA form in the mail. I want to know if I can make my spouse the main applicant on the insurance by taking myself off. She is pregnant and I need her to be covered and than after 90 days we will both be covered by new job group benefits. Is that possible?

Yes. When you get the election form in the mail, you can choose your beneficiary coverage. Your COBRA covers pregnancy as it’s the same major medical plan you’ve been on. You are not able to add dependents unless the employer allows it or you may during the employer open enrollment.

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