COBRA Coverage Extension

While enrolled in COBRA coverage, you and/or your eligible dependents may be able to extend the COBRA coverage.

Original qualifying eventSecond qualifying event that lets you/your dependent extend COBRA coverageWho gets the coverage extension?When to notify the Fund OfficeLength of coverage extension
You terminate employment (you quit, are laid off, or retire) or your hours are reducedYou become disabled within the first 60 days of COBRA coverageYou and your dependentsWithin 60 days of becoming disabled11 months
Your death, divorce, legal separation, or your child stops being eligible for coverageYour dependents only (spouse and children)Within 60 days of the second qualifying event18 months