Health Reform and Dependent Coverage for Young Adults - young adult dependent coverage law

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Dependent Health Coverage and Age for Healthcare Benefits young adult dependent coverage law


Under the law, the requirement to make adult coverage available applies only until the date that the child turns 26. However, if coverage extends beyond the 26th birthday, the value of the coverage can continue to be excluded from the employee's income for the full tax year (generally the calendar year) in which the child had turned 26.

Jan 31, 2017 · Under current law, if your plan covers children, you can now add or keep your children on your health insurance policy until they turn 26 years old. Young Adult Coverage | HHS.gov Author: Assistant Secretary For Public Affairs (ASPA).

Page. 2. of. 7. 2. All individual and group health insurance policies and HMO contracts (including dental and vision)* that offer dependent coverage must abide by the Illinois Young Adult Dependent Coverage Law.