The law only applies to people who buy their health insurance in the private market. Persons who have health insurance as part of their work are not eligible.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California is the first state to allow certain adult children to add their parents as dependents on their insurance plans.
Governor Gavin Newsom signed the new law this week.
The nationwide trend has been to let children dwell on their parents’ health insurance plans. But California is now the first state to go the other way by allowing some adults to join their children’s health plans.
The law only applies to people who buy their health insurance in the private market.
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Persons who have health insurance as part of their work are not eligible.
The California Department of Insurance estimates that approximately 15,000 adults will use this law.
Read the full AP story HERE.
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