Continuation of Coverage Under CalCOBRA

Covered persons who have a qualifying event that provides less than thirty-six (36) months of continued coverage and are enrolled in an insured medical plan in the state of California may continue group coverage for up to thirty-six (36) months (including the initial eighteen (18) month period).  In order to qualify for this coverage, the covered person must have exhausted his federal COBRA coverage.  This coverage, referred to as Cal COBRA Continuation Coverage, applies only to medical benefits.  Under Cal COBRA Continuation Coverage, premiums for such coverage shall be 110% of the cost of coverage plus administration.  Please contact the Trust Fund Office or your HMO for more information.