Health Wonk Review: In Their Own Words
by David E. Williams
September 15, 2011
Source: Health Business Blog
John Goodman’s Health Policy Blog explores the phenomenon of people seeking jobs based on the health benefits.
Under federal law, employers are treated just like insurance companies: They can’t deny employment or health insurance to people on the grounds that they are likely to need a lot of medical care. Nor can they charge a higher premium to employees based on their health status.