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Health Care Continuation (COBRA): Massachusetts

Health Care Continuation (COBRA) requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: Jayne Zanglein, Western Carolina University

Summary

  • In Massachusetts, group health policies issued to employers with 2 to 19 employees generally must include state continuation coverage provisions. See Massachusetts Mini-COBRA Law.
  • Massachusetts law imposes additional continuation coverage requirements. See Additional Coverage Requirements.
  • In Massachusetts, group health policies issued to employers with 2 to 19 employees generally must include conversion coverage. See Conversion.