Tennessee Paid Family Leave Insurance

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Tennessee’s insurance code now includes voluntary Paid Family Leave as a new form of insurance. 
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On March 31, 2023, Tennessee passed a bill allowing insurance companies to issue Paid Family Leave coverage in the state. Carriers may begin filing their non-statutory PFL insurance product on January 1, 2024.

Key Dates

January 1, 2024: TN Paid Family Leave Insurance Act becomes effective.

Preguntas Frecuentes

No, we’re not currently offering Paid Family Leave insurance in Tennessee. We’re still evaluating our position and considering when to enter the Tennessee market. Please visit this page for product offering updates and other Tennessee Paid Family Leave Insurance developments.
No, this is not a mandatory program. Tennessee’s insurance code now allows private carriers to offer Paid Family Leave coverage in Tennessee.
Coverage is provided to covered employees for the following leave reasons:
  • Birth or adoption of a child
  • Placement of a child with the employee for foster care
  • Care of a family member with a serious health condition
  • Circumstances arising due to the employee’s family member, who is a service-member, being on active duty or notified of an impending call or order to active duty
Please reach out to your employee benefits representative at The Hartford for additional information.
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