Delta Air Lines' health insurance surcharge: Is it legal, and five other questions you may be asking
Delta's penalty, which amounts to $2,400 a year, could toe some lines and may be vulnerable to legal challenge.
By Max Nisen|August 26, 2021 at 11:39 AM
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(Bloomberg Opinion) –Delta Air Lines Inc. announced Wednesday that it would impose a $200 monthly surcharge on employees who aren’t inoculated against Covid-19, pioneering an alternative to the vaccine mandates issued by other corporations as they seek to limit the spread of the highly contagious delta variant while reopening. Here, Max Nisen — who covers health care and the pharmaceutical industry for Bloomberg Opinion — answers questions about Delta’s move. The conversation has been edited and condensed.
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