Have questions about COVID-19?
The NJ Poison Control Center and 211 have partnered with the State to provide information to the public on COVID-19:
Call: 2-1-1 for general information (24/7) or 1-800-962-1253 for medical information (24/7)
Text: NJCOVID to 898-211
Visit covid19.nj.gov or nj.gov/health for additional information
The Division of Pensions & Benefits is continuously striving to provide the best possible service in the safest manner possible during this public health crisis. Please see Important COVID-19 Information for changes in service and other important COVID-19 related notices.
Due to technical issues as a result of tropical storm Isaias the Division's Call Center is currently unable to accept incoming calls. We appreciate your patience as we work to restore normal operations.
Employees or their dependents covered by the SHBP or SEHBP who lose coverage may be able to continue health benefits coverage under COBRA. COBRA is not a separate health program; it is a continuation of SHBP or SEHBP coverage under the federal law. The length of COBRA coverage depends on the COBRA “qualifying event,” (the reason you’re offered coverage).
COBRA-qualifying events include:
Note: Employees who at retirement are eligible to enroll in SHBP or SEHBP Retired Group coverage cannot enroll in COBRA.
COBRA Medical & Prescription Plan Rates
COBRA Dental Plan Rates
COBRA Part-time Chapter 172 rates
If a COBRA-qualifying event occurs:
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