Most employer-sponsored group health plans are subject to COBRA’s continuation coverage requirements. However, some employers, such as churches and small employers, are exempt from COBRA. In addition, certain welfare benefit plans, such as long-term and short-term disability plans, are not subject to COBRA because they do not provide medical care. This COBRA Covered Employers and Health Plans Legislative Brief explains which employers and health plans are subject to COBRA.
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