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

> charges incurred during those 2 weeks. HOWEVER, my question is: when you
> get a new job, and thus new insurance, can the new insurance company
> 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?

No they cannot.

> Also, I believe people have stated that if you have been continuously
> covered by insurance, that a new insurance company must apply that time
> to any waiting period they have for pre-existing conditions. Is this a
> national thing, or does it vary by state?

First of all, they cannot apply pre-existing if you've had continuous
coverage for (I think it's 90 days )  and it is a Federal law.


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