Faculty and Staff participating in Duke's health, dental, and vision coverage are able to continue participation in these plans following separation from Duke under a federal law called COBRA. Though the cost of the coverage differs from your monthly premiums while you are an active employee, this law enables you to retain the coverage for up to 18 months (longer under certain circumstances).

  • The COBRA Continuation Insurance presentation was developed to help answer questions you may have as well as walk through the process of selecting (enrolling) in COBRA continuation of your coverages. Please note the timeframes for making decisions related to selecting this option.

Duke has selected HealthEquity to administer the COBRA continuation of coverage. You are welcome to contact them directly. To reach the COBRA Continuation Center, call toll free 877-722-2667.

For additional information related to COBRA coverage, please review the following FAQs: