Health Insurance – Continuation Coverage – Change in Employment Status

Bill Number:  HB0086

Bill Sponsor(s):  Delegate Wilkins

Subject:  Health and Government Operations

Bill Summary:

Extending from 18 to 36 months, under certain circumstances, the period of time for which certain group contracts are required to provide continuation coverage for insureds who have experienced a change in status as the result of termination of employment other than for cause; and applying the Act to all policies, contracts, and health benefit plans issued, delivered, or renewed in the State on or after January 1, 2020.

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