Alaska Health Insurance Continuation (COBRA): What you need to know

Alaska has no law requiring continuation or conversion of group health insurance coverage. There is information about federal Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) requirements.
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Group healthcare insurers must provide a certification of coverage:
• At the time an individual ceases to be covered under a healthcare insurance plan or becomes covered under federal COBRA;
• At the time an individual ceases to be covered under federal COBRA; and
• Upon request by an individual or on behalf of an individual within 24 months after the date coverage under the healthcare insurance plan or federal COBRA ceases (AK Stat. Sec. 21.54.120).
Last reviewed on March 16, 2016.

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