Employees or their dependents covered by the SHBP or SEHBP who lose coverage may be able to continue health benefits coverage under COBRA. COBRA is not a separate health program; it is a continuation of SHBP or SEHBP coverage under the federal law. The length of COBRA coverage depends on the COBRA “qualifying event,” (the reason you’re offered coverage).
COBRA-qualifying events include:
Note: Employees who at retirement are eligible to enroll in SHBP or SEHBP Retired Group coverage cannot enroll in COBRA.
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If a COBRA-qualifying event occurs:
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