Pinellas County provides COBRA benefits through COBRAGuard/iTedium.
Benefits Coverage End Date
- Your benefits coverage through the county ends on the last day of the pay period in which your separation occurs.
- For more information, see Employee Benefits: What Happens When I Leave?
- 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 (see page 4).
- 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