Healthcare Reform

Do I have to claim my child as a dependent to get dependent coverage?

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  • AUnitedHealthcare answered

    No. Under the health care reform law, an adult child does not need to qualify as a tax dependent to be covered under the parents’ health insurance plan.

    For more information on dependent coverage or on health care reform, visit or

    This communication is not intended as legal or tax advice. Please contact a competent legal or tax professional for personal advice on eligibility, tax treatment and restrictions. Federal and state laws and regulations are subject to change.

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