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Employer Responsible to Pay for Health Insurance?

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Question: Does my employer have to pay part of my health insurance in California?

Answer: Yes, but only if your employer already sponsors a group health plan for its employees. If so the law says, they must pay 50% of the employees’ premium for the lowest priced plan available. If your employer does not already have a group health plan for its employees, they are not required to pay any part of your individual health insurance expense.

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