2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 34 - LABOR AND WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION
Section 34:11B-8 - Continuation of health benefits during leave
34:11B-8. Continuation of health benefits during leave
a. During a leave taken under section 4 of this act, the employer shall maintain coverage under any group health insurance policy, group subscriber contract or health care plan at the level and under the conditions coverage would have been provided if the employee had continued in employment continuously from the date the employee commenced the leave to the date the employee returns to work pursuant to section 7 of this act or the date on which the employee's coverage would have expired had the employee not been on leave, whichever is sooner.
b. During a leave taken under section 4 of this act, the employer shall provide any employment benefits that are not required to be maintained pursuant to subsection a. of this section pursuant to the employer's policy with regard to employment benefits for employees on temporary leave from employment.
L.1989, c.261, s.8.
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