When does coverage start?

Q: An employee quits a job on June 5. He had worked on June 1 and June 4. Does his coverage start on the first of June, or does it start on the first of July? A: COBRA will begin the day after the qualifying event took place or when the group health coverage ceased because of a qualifying event. COBRA is a continuation of coverage and there will not be a lapse in coverage.

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