Employer based health insurance means those who are high-risk are most likely to go back on the job first to avoid losing their insurance
Liam McBurney/PA Images via Getty Images
Workers who are most at risk of severe cases of COVID-19 are likely to be the first who returned to on-site jobs, The New York Times reported.
Many receive health insurance through their employer and can not afford to lose it if they do not return to work, despite the health risks.
Despite the impact of the coronavirus, an AP poll found that views on healthcare have remained the same since prior to the outbreak.
Many still prefer a private health insurance system over public government-funded ones.
Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.
Employees who are most at risk for the coronavirus, will likely be some of the first to return to work so they can hold on necessary health insurance, The New York Times reported.
Last month, Patti Hanks, who is 62 and had recently gone through chemotherapy returned to work at a furniture story so she could hold on to her insurance. See the rest of the story at Business Insider
NOW WATCH: Inside London during COVID-19 lockdown
Austin extended its stay at home order until August after a spike in coronavirus casesRep. Ilhan Omar’s father has died from COVID-19 complicationsNYC’s contact tracers have been told not to ask people if they’ve attended a protest
Original Source: feedproxy.google.com
Visited 207 Times, 1 Visit today