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New York Continuation of Benefits

New York employers that offer a group health insurance plan are generally required to offer employees, their spouses, and their dependent children mini-COBRA coverage if they have fewer than 20 employees or if the employee, spouse, or dependent child is eligible for less than 36 months' of federal COBRA coverage. The chart below provides general information on New York law.

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