Even if separated, must a husband keep insurance on his wife?

Is it state law that the husband keep health insurance on his wife while

separated – not legally seperated?

Asked on April 28, 2016 under Family Law, Louisiana


SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

No, it's not the law, because there is no law that one spouse must purchase insurance for or keep insurance on his or her spouse at all--having insurance on a spouse, whether separated or not, is not legally required. So your husband can decline to keep insurance for or on you.

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