Employees and their enrolled dependents may be eligible to continue current health coverage for a limited time under the federal Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA). COBRA is available for all PEIA's insured, including those under managed care, and is administered by HealthSmart. An election to continue coverage under COBRA must be made within 60 days of the end of coverage. To enroll for COBRA benefits, contact HealthSmart 1-888-440-7342.
Mountaineer Flexible Benefits
Employees and their enrolled dependents may be eligible to continue programs for a limited time under COBRA for vision, dental, and the hearing plan. Employee’s may be able to continue a Medical Expense FSA on a post-tax basis only for the remainder of a plan year in which your qualifying event occurs, and if you have not already received as reimbursement the maximum benefit available under the Medical Expense FSA for the plan year.
Call Fringe Benefits Management Company at 1-855-569-3262 for COBRA forms, rates, etc.