Tax-Free Coverage for Children to Age 26


To provide parents with a tax incentive to cover their children to an older age


To make coverage more available by covering more young adults who might forgo coverage on their own

Related Provision:

Mandate to Cover Children to Age 26

Health Plans Affected by this Provision:

Year Effective: 2010
Medical Plan: Yes
Dental/Vision Plan: Yes
HRA: Yes
Health Care FSA: Yes

Document Downloads:

Document Title Last Updated
ACA Reform and BESTflex Plan Overview  
DOL FAQ: Coverage to 26