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Re: [IP] cobra question/pre-existing condition

Laura Arns wrote:

> look at this and say that there has been a lapse in coverage during
> those first 2 weeks of Dec, making you subject to the waiting period for
> pre-existing condition?

Since the cobra coverage is retroactive to the end of "normal" coverage,
there is no break in coverage.  

> Is this a national thing, or does it vary by state?

I think it is a federal thing.

The current insurance company can give you something stating the time
period of your current coverage.  If new insurance has a pre-existing
clause, you will probably need to give this to the new insurance company
and make sure they pay attention to it.

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