2013 Maryland Code
§ 15-416 - Notice to parents of impending loss of child's coverage

MD Ins Code § 15-416 (2013) What's This?


(a) This section applies to insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations that deliver or issue for delivery in the State individual, group, or blanket health insurance policies and contracts.

(b) At least 60 days before a child who is covered under a parent’s individual, group, or blanket health insurance policy or contract reaches the limiting age under the policy or contract, an entity subject to this section shall:

(1) notify the parent of criteria under which a child may remain eligible for coverage as a dependent under the policy or contract; and

(2) provide information regarding:

(i) any other policies that may be available to the child from the entity; and

(ii) the availability of additional information from the Administration regarding individual policies in the State.

(c) The Commissioner shall establish and publish by bulletin the notice to be given under this section.

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