Does Illinois have mini Cobra?
Also question is, what states offer mini Cobra?
According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, 40 states and the District of Columbia have some sort of mini-COBRA law. (Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Delaware, Idaho, Indiana, Michigan, Montana, Pennsylvania and Washington had no such laws as of May 2009.)
Secondly, how long can you have Cobra insurance in Illinois? Under COBRA, an individual may be entitled to up to 18 months, 29 months, or 36 months of continuation coverage depending upon which qualifying event(s) triggered the COBRA coverage. The following table illustrates the maximum coverage periods for each qualifying event.
Considering this, how does Cobra insurance work in Illinois?
COBRA. The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) provides eligible covered members and their eligible dependents the opportunity to temporarily extend their health coverage when coverage under the health plan would otherwise end due to certain qualifying event.
What is the difference between Cobra and mini Cobra?
While COBRA and Mini-COBRA are similar, they are not identical and do contain differences. Some differences include: COBRA generally applies to group health plans offered by employers with 20 or more employees. Mini-COBRA applies to small group health benefit plans issued to employers with 2-19 employees.