Can an employer exclude employees on Medicare from health insurance?

Answer Medicare is designed to be a secondary form of insurance, while employer-provided health insurance is considered primary. Employers with 20 or more employees must extend health care coverage to all... Read More »

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Can an employer offer guaranteed issue group insurance plan and exclude certain conditions on an individual?

No Answer No, these types of plans can not discriminate. The plan can have specific exclusions but they must be applied equally for all employees.

Your husband has medicare and a health plan from his employer which plan should be the primary plan?

Answer Where I work, the employer plan would be secondary and medicare would be primary. It might depend on how the company has it set up but I can't imagine any company today wanting to be the pri... Read More »

Employer pay MEdicare tax?

Employer and employee each contribute the 1.45% amount for the medicare insurance on all of your gross earnings for the year. The combined amount is would be 2.9% on all of your gross earning for t... Read More »

Can an employer make flu shots mandatory for employees?

AnswerNo they can not and not even in the States! It is your right to accept or reject these shots. This happened to my husband in his place of work in British Columbia, Canada and the employer can... Read More »