Health Care Continuation (COBRA): Pennsylvania
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Jayne Zanglein, Western Carolina University
- Under Pennsylvania's mini-COBRA law, group health policies issued to employers with 2 to 19 employees are required to provide continuation of benefits in certain instances. See Pennsylvania Continuation Coverage Law.
- Pennsylvania's continuation coverage law only covers employers with 2 to 19 employees. See Pennsylvania Continuation Coverage Law.
- When group health insurance ends, health plans are required to offer an individual the opportunity to convert from a group policy to an individual policy. See Conversion.