Code of the District of Columbia

§ 1–621.14. Continued health benefits coverage.

A District government employee who is separated from service, or an employee’s dependent who ceases to be a dependent, may be eligible for extended health benefit coverage in accordance with rules issued by the Mayor. The rules shall be as consistent as possible with federal regulations governing extended health benefits for District government employees enrolled in the Federal Employee Health Benefits Plan.


(Mar. 3, 1979, D.C. Law 2-139, § 2114; as added Mar. 2, 1991, D.C. Law 8-190, § 2(d), 37 DCR 6721.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 1-622.14.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 32-702.

Cross References

Termination of domestic partnerships, continued health benefits coverage, see § 32-702.

References in Text

The “Federal Employee Health Benefits Plan”, referred to in the second sentence, is treated in 5 U.S.C., Chapter 89.

Editor's Notes

Mayor authorized to enter agreements to modify health benefits contracts: See Historical and Statutory Notes following § 1-611.03.