Can a parent remove a child with a pre-existing disease from their medical insurance before the age of 26?
Question Details: My girlfriend is currently having issues with her biological dad and step-mother. The stepmother has told the daughter that she will be removed from her insurance at time of her college graduation. That's less than 2 months away. She is of the age of 22 and is a type 1 diabetic. The state says a child won't be removed until the age of 26. Can they legally remove her that early?
Yes, they can be removed before the age of 26. Just because a child can stay on her parent's health insurance until age 26 does not mean that her parents are obligated to keep her on their insurance or pay for her. She is legally an adult; parents are not required to provide insurance for adult children.
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