Volume 4, Issue 11
For employers who have a group health insurance policy and fewer than 20 employees, Nevada requires that the employer provide continuation health care coverage, similar to COBRA, under certain circumstances. In order for coverage to apply, the employee and his/her beneficiaries must be continuously covered for at least 12 months before termination. Events that trigger continuous coverage and the coverage periods are:
Furthermore, a dependant child who exceeds the maximum age for dependant status is still covered for 36 months.
The following events trigger a premature termination of the continuation coverage:
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