Can a former employer raise your COBRA insurance by double?

Asked on January 15, 2013 under Employment Labor Law, California

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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Under the COBRA program it is not the employer who raises the premiums for the health insurance policy that a former employee may elect. Rather it is his or her insurance carrier. You need to realize that the reason most former employee's have increased monthly health care premiums is because the employer is not paying for part of it.


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