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Traditionally, medical benefits are offered on a "take it or leave it" basis, meaning that you have the option to waive the insurance - but will not receive increased pay because of it.
Increasing your salary because you waived benefits is a newer, more progressive concept that some businesses (typically, smaller businesses) are leaning toward.
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Q: Can you waive the group health insurance offered by your employer and receive more pay because they do not have to pay a premium for you?
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