Health Insurance and Workers’ Comp

Were you seriously injured at work and have questions about health insurance and workers’ comp? Watch this video to learn more about how health insurance effects workers’ compensation benefits. If you still have questions, contact our office to arrange a free confidential consultation with dedicated Lowell workers’ compensation lawyer Jeffrey A. Young. Let his 30+ years of experience work for you.

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Question:

Can my employer terminate my health insurance if I’m on workers’ comp?

Answer:

I had a meeting with one of my clients the other day. He’d been out of work for a period of time and his employer notified him that they were terminating his health insurance. Unfortunately, in Massachusetts, there’s nothing that prevents that.Health Insurance and Workers' CompUnless he were a union member, the average worker has no protection as far as losing benefits. He is entitled to COBRA under the federal law, but that’s paying the full cost out of his pocket.


Were you or a loved one seriously injured during work and have questions about health insurance and workers’ comp? Contact an experienced Lowell workers compensation lawyer at The Law Office of Jeffrey A. Young today for a free confidential consultation and case evaluation. Let our 30+ years of experience work for you.

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