The Rights of Patients with Diabetes in the Workplace

In the United States, many people have health insurance through their employers. It’s important for any patient with diabetes to know their rights pertaining to that insurance. Companies offer different options of healthcare coverage plans and are required to provide a summary of benefits and coverage (SBC) to their employees.  It is illegal under federal law to deny people living with diabetes or members of their family eligibility or benefits based on their condition. If the rights of an employee living with diabetes are violated based on their diabetes, they can file a charge  against their employer for discrimination. Read more

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