The Affordable Care Act lets you keep your young adult children on your health care plan until they reach the age of 26. In the past, along with high school or college graduation and finding their first job, your children may have had to worry about getting health insurance. Now, you can have the peace of mind that they can be covered.
And most limits to keeping your son or daughter on your coverage have been removed, meaning they don't have to be a full-time student, live with you, be disabled or be a tax dependent.
Here are a few things you need to know:
You may still decide that a separate health care plan for your young adult children is the right choice for your family. Start shopping today to see what options are available.
* Some state laws may extend coverage beyond 26 in certain circumstances
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