2010 Arkansas Code
Title 9 - Family Law
Subtitle 2 - Domestic Relations
Chapter 14 - Spousal and Child Support
Subchapter 2 - Enforcement Generally
§ 9-14-232 - Health care coverage.

9-14-232. Health care coverage.

(a) In all cases in which the support and care of any children are involved, the court may order either parent to secure and maintain health care coverage for the benefit of the children when health care coverage is available or becomes available to the parent at a reasonable cost.

(b) (1) When the noncustodial parent has secured such coverage, the signature of the custodial parent, indicated as such, shall be a valid authorization to the coverage provider or insurer for the purposes of processing a payment to the children's health services provider.

(2) An order for health care coverage shall operate as an assignment of all benefit rights to require the insurer or coverage provider of the health care coverage to pay benefits for services rendered to the children to the custodial parent or to the children's health services provider.

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