Should I get individual health insurance or take COBRA?

Answer On One Hand: COBRA Covers Pre-existing ConditionsIf you resign from your job or are laid off, you may be able to continue your health insurance under COBRA for up to 18 months. Your former employer... Read More »

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Will a pregnancy be covered if you have cobra for a very basic health plan and a couple months in try to get individual coverage that is better?

Answer If you're already pregnant, it's doubtful that an Individual carrier would take you. You might want to check if your state has a guaranteed issue program for those who are pregnant. for m... Read More »

Will you be able to get inexpensive individual dental insurance if you discontinue COBRA and have a lapse in coverage?

Yes, dental insurance is not like major medical. There are a lot of individual plans on the market and they do not consider continuation of coverage. However, it is fairly common for individual den... Read More »

COBRA health insurance?

When Health Care Reform goes into effect this will not be an issue.

COBRA Health Insurance: Oregon?

The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) was passed by Congress in 1986. Using COBRA, company-sponsored health insurance benefits can be continued for a limited period of time aft... Read More »