New parents having children will find limited financial assistance during a leave of absence from work. State and federal parental leave law offer very limited income protections.

However, having a job and keeping access to health insurance is also very important. Learn about the rights you could enjoy while taking time at home to recover from childbirth or to bond with your newborn baby.

 

The Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) altered Arizona individual health insurance maternity coverage options. Previously, parents chose between two unappealing options: long waiting periods, or large deductibles. Circumstances have improved for Arizona families planning to have children. There are better options than before, however, parents are still faced with difficult and confusing choices. Break down the…

 

Short-term disability insurance in Arizona provides crucial income replacement benefits for families who are unable to work due to a covered medical condition. The state does not have laws mandating paid or unpaid job-protected leave. You may be facing extra out-of-pocket medical costs just when income stops. Women planning a family can buy coverage that…