Kentucky May Allow Unmarried Adult Children To Remain On Parents' Insurance

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TheKentucky General Assembly on Wednesday approved a bill (HB 440) that wouldrequire health insurers to allow parents to keep unmarried children on theirhealth plans until age 25, the Louisville Courier-Journal reports. Parents would have to pay extra to keep adult children ontheir plans. The bill also would require insurers to provide physicians andother health care providers 90 days' notice before changing a payment rate. Thebill now goes to Gov. Steve Beshear (D) for final approval (Louisville Courier-Journal, 4/3).

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