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Health Care Continuation (COBRA): Maine

Health Care Continuation (COBRA) requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: Francis P. Morley


  • Maine's continuation coverage law requires that group health insurance policies issued to employers with fewer than 20 employees offer continuation coverage. Maine's continuation coverage law differs greatly from federal COBRA. See Maine Continuation Coverage Law.
  • Maine law contains conversion privileges for group health policies issued prior to January 1, 1996. See Conversion.