Health Care Continuation (COBRA): Maryland
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Jayne Zanglein, Western Carolina University
- Maryland group health policies issued to employers, regardless of size, generally must include state continuation coverage provisions. See Maryland Continuation Coverage Law.
- Maryland continuation coverage must be offered to individuals who lose group coverage upon the occurrence of certain qualifying events. See Qualifying Events.
- Maryland group health policies issued to employers generally must include conversion coverage. See Conversion.
- Employers must provide notice of continuation coverage to employees. See Notice Requirement.