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July 10, 2008 ARCHIVE

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Florida Group Health Insurance: Do you have to wait?

If you sign on with a Florida employer that offers group health insurance, you should be happy to find such a good situation. Some companies in the state are cutting out group health insurance coverage because it has simply become too expensive. With that being said, you may find that you employer does not want to add you to the policy from day one. Instead, they will put you on "probation" for 30 to 90 days to ensure that you are going to stick with the company.

Why do some companies have a probationary period? Generally speaking, this helps to protect them against a lot of lost time and money. In other words, if you are offered benefits on day one but quit after a few weeks, the company would have lost time, money, and much more. To protect themselves, some companies will make you wait for a couple months to ensure that you are going to stick around. Then, and only then, will they offer you access to the group health insurance policy.

What should you do in the meantime? If you are waiting until the probation period is over, you will need to purchase your own policy during this time. Since it will likely be a maximum of three months, you should search for a short term policy. This will be enough to hold you over, and at the same time you will not have to spend too much on the coverage.

Overall, some employers will make you wait until they add you to the group health insurance policy. This may seem like a bad thing for employees, but the company needs to do this in order to protect their time and bottom line.

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