COVID-19 Employee Protections
Governor Hogan signed a law to provide ongoing support and direction related to COVID-19.
What are the details?
The state of emergency establishes the following:
- Prohibits cost-sharing by insurance providers for COVID-19 testing
- Require insurance carriers to cover COVID-19 vaccine (if developed)
- Prohibits employers from terminating staff because an employee was required to be isolated or quarantine, to care for a family member due to COVID-19, or leaves work out of fear of contracting COVID-19
What do employers need to do?
Comply with the above items listed above.