Another advantage of the Texas Nonsubscriber Option is the way employee benefit contributions are kept current for the disabled. Workers’ compensation programs delay those collections and eliminate them from payroll deduction, until the employee returns to health. Although this delayed approach sounds advantageous, it actually decreases an employee’s ability to continue their benefits.
Since lifelong Democrat, plaintiff attorney Aaron Allison, JD, represents both Texas Option and Texas workers’ compensation claimants, he is in a unique position to speak to this issue. Here's his description of worker reality.