Termination of Health Insurance due to loss of job.

I lost my job along with my health insurance benefits 5/15/2009. How long may I remain not covered by Health Insurance without being in danger of not being able to be added on to my wife’s Mail Handler’s Insurance? We live in NC. Thanks!

Asked on June 5, 2009 under Insurance Law, North Carolina


L.M., Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

I don't believe there is a time limit on this.  Your wife should find out if she is limited to only adding you during open enrollment, or if she can add you any time.

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