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Where Are My COBRA Insurance ID Cards?

I have signed up for COBRA and have made payments. Will I be receiving a new insurance card or do I still use my old one?

Since COBRA insurance is a continuation of your previous employer’s group health policy, you will be able to use the same ID cards. The old card will be re-activated once your employer has received your COBRA payment.

Your Health Insurance Card

Unless you’ve lost your insurance card, the same one you had should still work. A health insurance card is used to give your healthcare providers, like doctors and clinics, the details to bill your medical expenses to. The information on your Health Insurance ID Cards:

  • Your name and subscriber ID number.
  • Employer’s name and Group Number
  • Your plan type (HMO, PPO, POS, EPO and others)
  • Which benefits are covered and those costs.

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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