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Re: [IP] Help-No Coverage at new location

At 02:44 PM 7/25/2001 -0800, you wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > I've just been informed by my wonderful insurance (in California)
> > that I will have NO COVERAGE when I take my new job in Vermont (even
> > with COBRA).
>If your new employer has medical benefits, you should be able to
>switch without regard to pre-existing condition due to your present
>coverage -- don't let it lapse.

I agree with this 100% except for the should.  The new employer MUST void 
the pre-existing if you have continuous coverage.  This is a Federal law, 
which I have had to use many a time and educate the employer.  FYI 1 day 
w/o insurance is considered a lapse.

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