Health Care Continuation (COBRA): Oregon
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Authors: Iris Tilley and Valerie Berg, Barran Liebman LLP
- Certain group health policies issued to Oregon employers with fewer than 20 employees must include state continuation coverage provisions. See Oregon Continuation Coverage Law.
- Continuation coverage generally lasts for up to nine months. See Period of Coverage.
- Oregon law imposes additional continuation coverage requirements for former and surviving spouses. See Continuation Coverage for Former and Surviving Spouses.