What Does COBRA Mean?
The term COBRA is an acronym for the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation
Act of 1986—federal legislation that governs the operation of group-sponsored
health plans of businesses with twenty or more employees. The COBRA Plan will
offer continuing healthcare coverage to you and your dependents if you leave
You will have to pay the entire COBRA premium on your own, however.
It’s possible to extend COBRA’s Coverage for up to 18 months and
a surviving dependent can receive further extensions.