Health Care Law Changes for 2011: Adult Children Included in Parents' Insurance

Under President Obama's Affordable Health Care Act, which was signed into law on March 23, 2010, insurers must offer parents the option of keeping their adult children covered under their medical plan until age 26. This mandate will go into effect for most medical insurance plans whose benefit year begins Jan. 1, 2011. Most health insurance plans previously dropped children from parental insurance plans once they turned 19 or graduated college. This controversial insurance modification is...Full Story
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