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What’s Required In A COBRA Election Notice?

What information will my employer send me about COBRA coverage?

The COBRA notification may come from your former employer or a third-party administrator that will manage that plan moving forward. Your COBRA election notice will contain all of the information you will need to continue your health plan.

The election notice should include:

Resource: An Employer’s Guide To Group Health Continuation Coverage Under COBRA

What Happens When The Employer Fails To Comply?

The recommendation is to first try to work it out directly with the human resources department that provides the insurance. If you meet resistence with the employer on starting COBRA, you may call the Department of Labor to file a complaint.


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COBRA Third-Party Administrators

Your COBRA plan may be managed by a third-party administrator. Many employers work with the following:

If you are unsure who your plan administrator is, reach out to the human resources department of the company that provided the health insurance you had.

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