Maryland Sick and Safe Leave (2018)

Maryland Healthy Working Families Act 2018 Effective February 11, 2018, with legislation pending to delay the Act until July 1, 2018, the state of Maryland implemented a paid leave act for companies with 15 or more employees.  As of 2/11, it will: Affect employers with 15 or more employees, including full-time, part-time, temporary, seasonal, are subject to collective bargaining agreements Does... Read More

Maryland IVF Law Change and Note for Kaiser Permanente Members

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The General Assembly of Maryland recently enacted SB0416, “Health Insurance – Coverage for Infertility Services” effective 1 July 2015, prohibiting insurance carriers from requiring specified conditions of coverage for specified fertility benefits (including IVF, in some cases) for patients with same-sex spouses. Read the full bill and provisions here. The bill clarifies that carriers that provide pregnancy-related benefits may not... Read More