Benefits

COBRA Health Coverage

The University of Alaska provides the opportunity for continued health plan coverage to former employees or dependents as required by a federal law, the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA). COBRA requires most employers sponsoring group health plans to offer employees and their families the opportunity to elect a temporary extension of health coverage (called "continuaton coverage") at group rates in certain instances where coverage under the plan would otherwise end because of a life event known as a "qualifying event."

HealthCare.gov

HealthCare.gov is a website designed to help you take control of your health care -- by putting the power of information at your fingertips.

It's the first website to collect both public and private health insurance options across the nation in a single place. Even better, our insurance options finder automatically sorts through this huge catalog of options to help you identify the ones that may be right for you.

Other highlights of the site include extensive information about your rights as a consumer, how to navigate the health insurance marketplace, and how the Affordable Care Act can help you -- all tailored to you.

www.heathcare.gov

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