Can my employer cancel the provided health insurance without prior notification?

SOME of the employees in our office were notified that the company-provided health insurance would be canceled, effective tomorrow.

Asked on June 30, 2009 under Employment Labor Law, Maryland

Answers:

MD, Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

Usually, no.  But it may be built into your plan -- i.e., the method of notification.

Your  best bet: contact the Maryland Insurance Administration and/or Maryland Dept of Labor:

Here are the links:

http://www.mdinsurance.state.md.us/sa/jsp/Mia.jsp

http://www.dllr.state.md.us/

Or you may wish to consult with a private attorney in labor law and insurance matters.  Try www.attorneypages.com and check his or her record at the Maryland State Bar.


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