Texas Insurance Code
Sec. § 1504.051
Enrollment of Certain Children Required


(a)

A benefit plan issuer shall permit a parent to enroll a child in dependent health or dental coverage offered through the issuer regardless of any enrollment period restriction if the parent is:

(1)

eligible for dependent health or dental coverage; and

(2)

required by a court order or administrative order to provide health or dental insurance coverage for the child.

(b)

A benefit plan issuer shall enroll a child of a parent described by Subsection (a) in dependent health or dental coverage offered through the issuer if:

(1)

the parent does not apply to obtain health or dental coverage for the child through the issuer; and

(2)

the child, a custodial parent of the child, or a child support agency having a duty to collect or enforce support for the child applies for the coverage.
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1274, Sec. 3, eff. April 1, 2005.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1150 (S.B. 550), Sec. 64, eff. September 1, 2018.
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