Cobra Eligibility and medicare.

Q: I am 64 yrs. old & will turn 65 Nov. 22, 2007. I am employed full time & have full health benefits. My wife (turns 62 Aug. 20, 2007) is also covered under my benefits plan. I will be eligible for Medicare Nov. 1, 2007. If I terminate employment or reduce my hours on Dec. 1, 2007, making me ineligible for my company’s benefits, how many months would my wife (who would lose company benefits) be eligible for Cobra? A: When you and your dependants come off of the employer ‘s group health plan due to your entitlement to Medicare, your spouse will be able to continue the same group health insurance (at her expense) for a total of 36 months.

Related Knowledge Base Posts

insurance agent answsering the phone

Affordable Health Insurance Starting Tomorrow

Call Us At
877-262-7241
Short-Term Health Insurance is popular and available in most states to cover gaps between major medical plans.

These plans also cover COVID-19 hospitalization.
After deductibles and coinsurance, many plans will have $1 million in coverage.

Quote Health Insurance Now