Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act


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Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA)

legislation that provides for limited continuation of health coverage for individuals and families at the individual's own expense when the individual terminates employment from an organization that provides health insurance. The law applies only to organizations with a specified minimum number of employees.
Cardiology COmparison of Balloon vs. Rotational Angioplasty. A clinical trial comparing 2 methods of managing complex coronary lesions
Conclusion Both are effective with few complications
Managed care Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985. A federal act which requires employers to offer employee health coverage under the employer's group health plan for a period of time after a spouse’s death, job loss, work hour reduction, or divorce, allowing them to purchase continuation of health care coverage under the group’s medical plan Managed Care Contracting Handbook, McGraw-Hill, 1996

Con·sol·i·da·ted Om·ni·bus Bud·get Re·con·cil·i·a·tion Act

(COBRA) (kŏn-sol'i-dā-tĕd om'ni-bŭs bŭj'ĕt rek'ŏn-sil-ē-ā'shŭn akt)
U.S. federal law that allows an employee to remain covered under employer's group health insurance plan for a given period of time after death of a spouse, divorce, termination, or having work hours reduced.

Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act,

n.pr law that allows individuals to carry over health coverage from a previous job for a limited time at their own expense.

Con·sol·i·da·ted Om·ni·bus Bud·get Re·con·cil·i·a·tion Act

(COBRA) (kŏn-sol'i-dā-tĕd om'ni-bŭs bŭj'ĕt rek'ŏn-sil-ē-ā'shŭn akt)
U.S. federal law that allows an employee to remain covered under employer's group health insurance plan for a given period of time after death of a spouse, divorce, termination, or having work hours reduced.
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According to Gallagher Benefit Services, an insurance agency and employee benefits consulting firm based in Itasca, Illinois, USERRA requires employers to offer reservists and their dependents medical, hospital, dental and prescription drug coverage that conforms to the optional continuation provisions of the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA).
4980B final regulations provide guidance on Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA) coverage-continuation requirements.
Description of Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) provisions.
Notice 98-12(50) provides employers with standard information that can be given to employees and their families regarding factors to take into account in deciding whether to elect Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA) continuation coverage (CCC).
The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA) requires hospitals with emergency rooms participating in Medicare to treat all patients regardless of ability to pay, while 1990 COBRA regulations further prohibit "patient dumping" in general (that is, transferring indigent patients to public hospitals).
The applicable federal statute, Section 1867 of the Social Security act, was added to the law by the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA), adopted by Congress in April 1986.
Does the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA) required that COBRA continuation coverage (CCC) be offered to a qualified beneficiary covered by a spouse's health insurance at the time of a qualifying event?
Certificates generally must be provided automatically when an individual loses coverage under a plan and when the individual has the right to elect Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA) coverage.
1, 1997, to provide that Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA) continuation coverage (CCC) can be terminated on the date a beneficiary "first becomes covered by another health plan," provided said plan has no preexisting condition limitation or exclusion (other than a limitation or exclusion that does not apply to (or is satisfied by) the beneficiary).

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