COVID-19 & Your Business: Frequent Questions

If an employee on an EPSLA or EFMLEA leave chooses to not maintain group health plan coverage while on such leave, does the employer need to reinstate the employee upon return in the group health plan coverage?

Yes, such an employee needs to be reinstated in group health plan coverage immediately upon return from such leave without imposing any waiting or eligibility period.

Last updated April 9

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