Texas Insurance Code
Sec. § 1504.053
Cancellation or Nonrenewal of Coverage for Certain Children


(a)

A benefit plan issuer may not cancel or refuse to renew health or dental coverage provided to a child who is enrolled or entitled to enrollment under this chapter unless satisfactory written evidence is filed with the issuer showing that:

(1)

the court or administrative order that required the coverage is not in effect; or

(2)

the child:

(A)

is enrolled in comparable health or dental coverage; or

(B)

will be enrolled in comparable health or dental coverage that takes effect not later than the effective date of the cancellation or nonrenewal.

(b)

For purposes of this section, a child is not enrolled or entitled to enrollment under this chapter if the childs eligibility for health or dental coverage ends because the parent ceases to be eligible for dependent health or dental 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. 66, eff. September 1, 2018.
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