Health Care and Life Sciences > Health Reform Resource Center > Interim Final Rules Re Coverage for Adult Children
12 May '10

The departments of the Treasury, Labor and Health and Human Services have released an Interim Final Rule implementing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s requirements that group health plans, health insurance issuers offering group or individual health insurance and grandfathered plans that provide coverage for a beneficiary’s dependents continue to offer coverage until the child reaches the age of 26.  The rule clarifies that staring in 2014 plans may not deny coverage of young adults even when the child is eligible to enroll in an employer-sponsored health plan.

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