A Guide to Health Insurance and Worker's Compensation Insurance for Farm Families

​​​​​​​​​​Last Updated: August 28, 2023

This guide ​discuss​es three types of insurance coverage farm owners need to cover themselves, their families, and their employees:

  • ​​Health Insurance provides coverage for the medical treatment of sicknesses and injuries. It does not generally provide coverage for work-​related injuries.​

  • Worker's Compensation Insurance provides coverage for work-related injuries including medical treatment and lost wages.

  • Disability Income Insurance provides coverage for lost wages because of a short-term or long-term illness or injury. Farmers may purchase ​disability income insurance for themselves and their employees.​
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