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Dependent coverage for adult children under age 26

One of the provisions in the Obamacare legislation is a requirement that group health plans that provide dependent coverage of children make that coverage available until age 26. Instead of defining dependents in a logical fashion, such as using traditional factors of dependency, the Secretary instead defined a dependent as any child under age 26.

Regulation Documents

Date Type Document ID Download Comment Deadline
05/13/2010 Interim final rules with request for comments. HHS-OS-2010-0012-0001 PDF|Text September 23, 2010 - 11:59pm ALG Comment on Regulation HHS-OS-2010-0012-0001