How Individual States Handle COBRA Insurance
Many states have enacted “Mini-COBRA” laws that give similar COBRA benefits that the federal law protects. Below is a list of states that have these health insurance continuation laws.
Health Insurance Continuation Laws By State
Not all states have laws regarding employee continuation of health insurance benefits. When a state does not have legislation regarding contination of work medical benefits, the federal COBRA Act insures these rights. Learn more about your state.
List Of States With Mini-COBRA Laws
In general, states with health insurance continuation laws provide similar rights as the federal COBRA act, except that businesses with 19 or fewer employees may be eligible.
- District of Columbia
- New Hampshire
- New Jersey
- New Mexico
- New York
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
- South Dakota
- West Virginia