42 U.S. Code § 300gg–14 - Extension of dependent coverage
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(a) In general
A group health plan and a health insurance issuer offering group or individual health insurance coverage that provides dependent coverage of children shall continue to make such coverage available for an adult child until the child turns 26 years of age. Nothing in this section shall require a health plan or a health insurance issuer described in the preceding sentence to make coverage available for a child of a child receiving dependent coverage.
The Secretary shall promulgate regulations to define the dependents to which coverage shall be made available under subsection (a).
Source(July 1, 1944, ch. 373, title XXVII, § 2714, as added Pub. L. 111–148, title I, § 1001(5),Mar. 23, 2010, 124 Stat. 132; amended Pub. L. 111–152, title II, § 2301(b),Mar. 30, 2010, 124 Stat. 1082.)
A prior section 2714 of act July 1, 1944, was successively renumbered by subsequent acts and transferred, see section 238m of this title.
2010—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 111–152struck out “(who is not married)” after “adult child”.
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