COBRA (Continuation of Coverage)
2022 Plan Administrator Change
As of January 1, 2022, Pinellas County's COBRA benefits moved to COBRAGuard/iTedium from Discovery Benefits.
The plans did not change. Premiums are slightly lower.
Pinellas County provides COBRA benefits through COBRAGuard/iTedium.
All documents are in PDF format.
Benefits Coverage End Date
- The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) gives Pinellas County employees the right to a temporary extension of health, dental and Flexible Spending Account (FSA) benefits for themselves and/or covered dependents if you lose group plan coverage in certain instances, such as termination of employment.
- View the Legal Notice.
- For more information, see An Employee's Guide to Health Benefits Under COBRA (U.S. Department of Labor)
- COBRA participants pay the full cost of coverage which includes the employee and employer portion of the premium, plus an administrative fee.
- View the COBRA Premium Chart.
If you or your dependent experiences a qualifying loss of coverage, our COBRA administrator, COBRAGuard/iTedium, will mail the following items to your home address:
- COBRA qualifying event notice
- Enrollment information
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