Texas Insurance Code
Sec. § 1504.101
Denial of Enrollment on Certain Grounds Prohibited


A benefit plan issuer may not deny enrollment of a child under the health or dental coverage of the child’s parent on the ground that the child:

(1)

has a preexisting condition;

(2)

was born out of wedlock;

(3)

is not claimed as a dependent on the parent’s federal income tax return;

(4)

does not reside with the parent; or

(5)

receives or has applied for medical assistance.
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. 69, eff. September 1, 2018.
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