Health Care Continuation (COBRA): North Carolina
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Francis P. Morley
- North Carolina's continuation coverage law applies to fully insured plans, regardless of the size of the employer. See North Carolina Continuation Coverage Law.
- The maximum period for continuation coverage under North Carolina's continuation coverage law is 18 months. See Period of Continuation Coverage.
- Continuation is not required to include dental, vision or prescription drug benefits. See Benefits Not Included.
- Group policies generally must include a conversion provision. See Conversion.