Florida Health Insurance Definitions

Florida Health Insurance Terms:
"Employer Contribution"

"What are "Employer Contributions?": This is the total amount of an insurance premium an employer is required to pay for each employee covered under the employer offered group health insurance coverage. An employer is usually required to contribute at least 50% of each enrolled employee's premium. Employers are usually only required to contribute to the employee cost and not the cost for an employee's dependents. Includes contributions to sick, accident or death benefit funds, insurance fund of a friendly society, life, pension, personal accident or sickness policies and superannuation schemesa.

Also -- Emergency care is services received due to a medical condition manifesting itself by acute symptoms of sufficient severity (including severe pain) that a prudent layperson possessing an average knowledge of health and medicine could reasonably expect the absence of immediate medical attention to place the health of the individual in serious jeopardy, cause serious impairment to bodily functions, or cause serious dysfunction of any bodily organ or part.

More Employer Contributions: US IRS site

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