In a marriage is the husband legally responsible to have health insurance for his wife?

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A husband is not legally responsible to have health insurance for his wife. Many employees opt not to have health insurance for themselves. Health insurance is a voluntary election and no law exists making it otherwise.
However, do be aware that any medical-related debts incurred by one spouse are considered "common" debts, and as such, the other spouse is legally required to pay for them. In the event of a divorce, said debts would be even divided between the spouses, even if only one spouse incurred them.
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Does a wife of 20-years have the legal right to the house when the husband dies without a will and he had children from a previous marriage?

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Is a marriage legal if the husband was not divorced from his first wife when the license was obtained but the divorce papers came in the mail 2 days before the actual ceremony of the second marriage?

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Can husband sign insurance for his wife?

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Can husband get insurance while wife is pregnant?

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Can husband canceled health insurance on wife?

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Does a wife have legal power of attorney for her husband?

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Your husband is leaving his current job to take another job both husband and wife are covered under this employers health insurance can both parties be enrolled in the wifes insurance as prim coverage?

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Can a husband legally discipline his wife?

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Is a wife responsible for her husbands debts?

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Does health insurance cover marriage counseling?

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Can a husband cancel his wife's health insurance if not legally separated?

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Is it cost effective for husband and wife to have double health insurance?

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Is a wife responsible for husbands debt created before marriage?

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Is husband financially responsible for car registered owned and insured by wife?

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Does a wife legally have to tell her husband where she is?

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What legal steps can be taken if new husbands ex wife is interfering in our marriage?

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Is it legal can your husband cancle your health insurance?

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Can you get health insurance for incarcerated husband?

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