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When does Health Insurance stop paying on a child?

At what age?

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Asked by Anonymous at 10:54 PM on Feb. 23, 2010 in Teens (13-17)

Answers (8)
  • ours (Blue Cross Blue Shield) the cut off is 19 or full time college student

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:56 PM on Feb. 23, 2010

  • I have Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Jersey and I'm covered as long as I'm a full time college student. If I get married I'm not covered anymore.

    Answer by SaraP1989 at 11:13 PM on Feb. 23, 2010

  • i also have bcbs... they have to be under 19 or a full time student... not married.

    Answer by twinsnseptember at 11:17 PM on Feb. 23, 2010

  • When we had Aetna, we had our 3rd son covered until this past Jan. 8th....which is when he turned 22. I believe that with our current insurance covers them as long as they are a full time student.

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:19 AM on Feb. 24, 2010

  • plus with COBRA you can add 18 months to that, but youhave to pay.

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:41 AM on Feb. 24, 2010

  • I think 19, or 23 if they're a full-time student, as long as they're not married, is the norm. Basically, as long as they're still reasonably relying on you for support.

    Answer by DragonRiderMD at 8:04 AM on Feb. 24, 2010

  • The day they turn 18 UNLESS they are a full-time student and then up to 25 depending on the insurance policy.

    If they are in HS when they turn 18, it continues til they graduate and will continue on provided that they are going to be in school 12 or more hours.

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 8:30 AM on Feb. 24, 2010

  • 19 unless they are full time college students

    Answer by acjadams at 9:04 AM on Feb. 24, 2010

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