This page has information specific to this state, including contact information for federal and state agencies, and some key information about laws and consumer protections. Sometimes, state laws are more protective than federal law. For more information on this state's specific laws (e.g., on employment or health insurance), visit Triage Cancer's Charts of State Laws.
How much is paid? Calculated based on wages and income earned in the prior year. Everyone’s benefit amount will be different. The maximum amount an employee will be paid is 120% of the state average weekly wage ($1,224.82 in 2023). In 2023, the minimum weekly benefit is $61.24 and the maximum weekly benefit is $1,469.78.
How do I apply? Paid leave benefits begin on September 3, 2023. More information to come.
For information on financial assistance resources, you can visit the Financial Assistance Resources module at CancerFinances.org. You can then pick from the different categories of financial assistance, to find organizations that may provide financial help to you. Think creatively. For example, if you cannot find anything to help with your medical bills, you may qualify for utility assistance and shift the money you had dedicated to utilities to your medical bills.
(Current as of 8/2022)