My disabled dependent child is currently enrolled on our Health Insurance plan
How long can he stay on as a dependent child?
If my employer switches plans or I get a new job, will my child be covered under the new plan?
We find that often policyholders are told that a new insurance company says that they will only cover disabled dependent children that are already enrolled on our group plan that happen to age out, not if you transfer plans, get a new job, etc.
Here is what we show the actual law and policy provisions to be:
If the employee or member changes carriers to another insurer or to a health care service plan, the new insurer or plan shall continue to provide coverage for the dependent child. CA Insurance Code 10277 (d)
This caused us to lose at least one new hire, because she decided to stay on her current medical plan (with her current employer) that provides coverage for her disabled adult child.
***I suggest you appoint us as your agent and we will fill out the disabled child form, along with the employee application and get a WRITTEN answer, not a “bozo” oral – hearsay (Federal Rules of Evidence) answer.
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