How long can a spouse stay on insurance after divorce?
COBRA. After you get divorced, you may be able to temporarily keep your health coverage through a law known as "COBRA." If your former spouse got insurance through an employer that has at least 20 employees, COBRA lets you stay on that plan for up to 36 months.
Can you remove a spouse from health insurance during open enrollment?
An employee may be allowed to drop their spouse from coverage during open enrollment; however, the employee should follow any court orders in place, and the employer should be mindful of the fact that there are COBRA implications when the employee does this in anticipation of divorce.
Can legally separated spouse stay on health insurance?
Most health insurance plans treat a judgment for legal separation the same as a judgment for dissolution of marriage. However, if your spouse or partner has a government plan, and you are subject to a judgment of legal separation, you may be able to remain a dependent on their health care coverage.