Health Care Continuation (COBRA): Louisiana
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Jayne Zanglein, Western Carolina University
- Under Louisiana's mini-COBRA law, group health policies issued to employers with 2 to 19 employees generally must include state continuation coverage provisions. See Louisiana Continuation Coverage Law.
- Louisiana's mini-COBRA law is more generous than federal law for surviving spouses age 50 and older. See Coverage for Surviving Spouses.
- Louisiana group health policies issued to employers generally must include conversion coverage. See Conversion.