How States Are Making Sure Coverage Is Available to Children


Publication Date: October 2010

Publisher: Families USA

Author(s): Families USA

Research Area: Health

Keywords: pre-existing condition; health reform; insured

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


The brief notes that, under health reform, insurers are required to accept children regardless of any pre-existing conditions in all group plans and in newly sold individual plans, and it examines what several states are doing to make sure that child-only policies are still available.