This is tool tip number 1
COBRA continuation coverage was created by the federal Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985.
COBRA allows you and those family members who are covered under the Fund to choose
COBRA continuation coverage under the New York State Nurses Association Benefits Fund when they lose group health coverage due to a life event known as a "qualifying event."
What kind of coverage does COBRA provide?
What happens if COBRA is not chosen?
Can my COBRA coverage be lost for any reason?
Since COBRA doesn't provide life insurance coverage, what are my options?
Where do I send my payment?
Where can I find more information about COBRA?
How long can COBRA coverage be maintained?
Under what circumstances am I eligible for COBRA?
What notification is required?
What about a dependent child?
What are my responsibilities under COBRA?
Who administers COBRA?
Is a spouse eligible for COBRA?
What should I consider when I'm deciding whether to choose COBRA coverage?
Why do I need continuation health coverage?