An insurer shall not deny enrollment of a child under the health coverage of the child’s parent on any of the following grounds:

Terms Used In Alabama Code 27-21B-4. Enrollment of child

  • following: means next after. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • insurer: A health insurer, including a group health plan as defined in Section 607(1) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, a health maintenance organization, or an entity offering a service benefit plan. See Alabama Code 27-21B-2

(1) That the child was born out of wedlock.

(2) That the child is not claimed as a dependent on the parent’s federal income tax return.

(3) That the child does not reside with the parent or in the insurer’s service area.

(Acts 1994, No. 94-710, p. 1377, §4.)