Any subscription certificate under an individual or group medical service agreement, except certificates that provide stand-alone dental services, that is delivered or issued or renewed in the commonwealth, shall provide, as benefits to all individual subscribers and members within the commonwealth and to all group members having a principal place of employment within the commonwealth, coverage to persons under 26 years of age or for 2 years after the end of the calendar year in which such persons last qualified as dependents under 26 U.S.C. 106, whichever occurs first.
Requires family policies to extend coverage to children up to 26 years of age or for 2 years after "loss of dependent status," whichever occurs first.
M.G.L. Chapter 176B, section 4BB; added by section 36 of Chapter 205 of the Acts of 2007; replacing provision added by section 56 of Chapter 58 of the Acts of 2006 and repealed by section 35 of Chapter 205 of the Acts of 2007