When you’re a $2,000 employee, the American family pays you $5,000
Business Insider / Business Insider title When your employer’s family income falls below the poverty line, you might qualify for a $5K family insurance policy article Business Insiders / Business Insists / Business America / Business News (US) / Business Now (US, Australia) / Bloomberg Business Insider/Getty ImagesThe American family insurance program (AFIP) provides insurance for millions of workers.
It is one of the largest employer-sponsored insurance programs in the world.
It pays about $2.6 billion in employee benefits each year.
The program is available to workers earning between $18,000 and $39,999.
If your income falls within the $2K threshold, you may qualify for coverage.
Employer-sponsored family health insurance (ESHI) is available for workers earning up to $50,000 a year.
It also provides benefits for workers in the $50K to $100,000 income range.
If you fall within the lower income group, you would receive coverage through a qualified family policy.
If your employer does not offer employee health insurance, you should contact your state’s insurance commissioner for help.