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Insurance and Disability Benefits: District of Columbia

Insurance and Disability Benefits requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: Gloria Ju


  • District of Columbia employers are not required to provide life insurance benefits. If life insurance benefits are provided, certain requirements must be met. See Group Life Insurance.
  • Employees are entitled to a minimum grace period for any premium due, except the first. See Grace Period.
  • Employees have the right to convert a group life insurance policy to an individual life insurance policy under some circumstances. See Conversion Rights.