New California and Washington State Policyholder Financial Relief

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UPDATE – May 15, 2020: In a press release, California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara extended his previous order requiring insurance companies to partially return insurance premiums amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The order now includes the month of May, in addition to the already included months of March and April. Please see below to reference original request. ________ April […]

COBRA Second Qualifying Event

Question: How do the COBRA second qualifying event rules extend the maximum coverage period? Short Answer:The COBRA second qualifying event rules permit a spouse or dependent qualified beneficiary to extend the COBRA maximum coverage period from 18 months to 36 months. General Rule: COBRA Maximum Coverage Period 18 Months: Termination of employment Reduction of hours […]