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Will there be any lapse in coverage if your old employer and new employer use the same insurance company?

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2006-09-01 19:10:15
2006-09-01 19:10:15

When did your old plan end? When does your new plan start? Do you have the SAME plan with the Insurance Company. That is, one might be HMO the other PPO, etc. If you were given a prescription with a years worth of refills while you were covered by Aetna through your previous employer, and your new employer also uses Aetna but your benefits won't kick in until September, will they still cover the cost of your prescriptions? I don't see why not. Group plans are guaranteed issue and you get credit for prior coverage, so there's no pre-x clause. For more details see Regardless - just send in the claim. What do you mean by lapse? Even if you go to the identical plan with your new employer you have a new plan. Very often the new employer plan will give you credit for any deductible you have already met for the year but you will have to provide them proof. You can give them any Explanation of Benefits (EOB) forms you have for the year. Talk to your new employer HR department to see if there are any exclusions or conditions. If you had a period between the two jobs without coverage for 63 days you will be subject to any pre-existing conditions clauses from the new plan.

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