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Continuation of Health Care Coverage Should You Need It

What is COBRA and what is its purpose?

COBRA is short for Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act and is a law signed by President Reagan effective for health plans July 1, 1986 and forward. Its purpose is to provide employees and/or their covered dependents who experience a qualifying event the right to elect continuation of their health plan coverage. Coverage is under the employer's group health plan, is self-paid and is for a specific amount of time. Employees and qualified beneficiaries have 60 days to enroll with COBRA after their benefits end with BVSD.

Rocky Mountain Reserve is the COBRA Administrator for Boulder Valley School District.  Their customer service number for participant inquiries is 888-722-1223, option 2.