Lawyers.com Answers: Do I Lose My Health Coverage If I Lose My Job?

You have two primary options after a loss of employer-provided health insurance.You can continue your existing plan through COBRA, the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act. If you’re not able, or willing, to continue under COBRA, you can get coverage through the federal Health Insurance Marketplace. An employment law attorney in your area can help you understand how your state’s laws impact your health coverage after a job loss.