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COBRA Continuation Coverage Checklist

  • A COBRA election form must be completed and returned to Blue Cross Blue Shield within 60 days of the date coverage ended or the date of the notice, whichever is later.
  • The first premium payment must be made within 45 days from the date of election to continue coverage.
  • The first payment must include all premiums due for the coverage period beginning with the COBRA coverage effective date through the current month.