What are some examples of qualifying events?

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Qualifying events eligible for COBRA continuation of coverage include:

  • Death of a covered employee (if dependents not eligible for survivor benefits)
  • Termination of employment for reasons other than gross misconduct
  • Reduction in work hours
  • Covered employee’s becoming entitled to Medicare
  • Divorce or legal separation of a covered employee and spouse
  • A child’s loss of dependent status (and therefore coverage) under the plan