can i cancel my employers medical insurance coverage at any time in the state of maryland?

Asked on May 18, 2009 under Employment Labor Law, Maryland

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Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

Not sure I understand the background, but usually the trouble is enrollment periods not cancellation periods.  Does your employer pay it all as part of your salary/benefits package? Do you contribute out of your salary a certain sum per pay period?

Do you have another source of medical insurance, like through a spouse?

 

In terms of cancellation, check the following so you won't be caught with extra fees or medical bills you incurred but due to cancellation will not be covered:

1. Your cancellation/termination clause in your medical insurance contract; and

2. The Maryland Insurance Administration.

http://www.mdinsurance.state.md.us/sa/jsp/consumer/FileComplaint.jsp


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