What can you do if your employer is taking money for health insurance but the premium is not getting paid?

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What can you do if your employer is taking money for health insurance but the premium is not getting paid?

My insurance policy was started in 03/15 and was cancelled on 04/30. However, my employer was taking money out of my check you have a grace period of 90 days to reinstate it and it after that date when asking the say they are reinstated how I need my medication and can’t get could I sue.

Asked on August 28, 2019 under Employment Labor Law, Florida

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 2 years ago | Contributor

If this was an error or oversight and is corrected, then so long as the policy is reinstated and you are reimbursed for any medical costs you incured from 4/30 to now, which costs you would not have incurred had the policy been in place, then no harm has been done and there is no need to do anything.
If the policy is not reinstated or if you incurred costs which are not reimbursed, you could sue for reimbursement and also a court order requiring policy reinstatement.
If it appears this was deliberate and the employer (or someone at it; e.g. a controller or accounts payable person) is pocketing your money, this is theft and you should contact the police.


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