Mandating health insurance for adult children goes too far

Bucher, Cindy
July 2011
Employee Benefit News;Jul2011, Vol. 25 Issue 9, p36
The article focuses on the provisions of the U.S. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) which require extended adult child insurance coverage. It discusses that the provisions cover biological, step, adopted and foster children regardless whether they have student status, marital status or financial dependence, until age 26. Meanwhile, the author mentions changes on their self-insured and self-administered health plan in accordance to PPACA's requirement.


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