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New Jersey / NJ Dependent to Age 31 Law

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1. What groups are subject to the Dependent to Age 30, Adult Child, P.L. 2005, Chapter 375 Legislation ?
Note: this changed to DU31 on January 5, 2009.
2. Who is eligible ?  
3. May a dependent purchase Individual coverage if they are eligible for coverage under Chapter 375 ?
4. Can an Adult Child re-establish eligibility after a period of not being eligible ?
5. What is the cost of Dependent to Age 31 coverage ?
6. When can the Dependent enroll ?
7. How do I enroll ?
8. May an Adult Child be subject to the Pre-existing conditions exclusion ?
9. Is an Adult Child eligible for COBRA / N.J. Continuation once they are no longer eligible for Chapter 375 coverage ?
10. If an employee becomes eligible for COBRA / N.J. Continuation, can an Adult Child who is already covered remain on continuation as well ?
11. Must the parent / employee reside in New Jersey ?
12. Does Chapter 375 apply to dental ?
13. Will the deductible and MOOP carryover for small group when the child enrolls as an Adult Child ?
14. Does the Adult Child coverage end when the employee loses coverage ?
15. Is the Adult Child restricted to the same plan as the employee ? Can they elect another plan offered by the employer at open enrollment ?
16. Do covered expenses incurred by the Adult Child accumulate towards the family expenses ?
17. Are there Employer Notification requirements?
18. At what point does the Adult Child lose eligibility due to pregnancy / childbirth ?
19. Where can I obtain further information ?

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1. What groups are subject to the Dependent to Age 30, Adult Child, P.L. 2005, Chapter 375 Legislation ?
Note: this changed to DU31 on January 5, 2009.
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2. Who is eligible ?  
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3. May a dependent purchase Individual coverage if they are eligible for coverage under Chapter 375 ?
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4. Can an Adult Child re-establish eligibility after a period of not being eligible ?
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5. What is the cost of Dependent to Age 31 coverage ?
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6. When can the Dependent enroll ?
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7. How do I enroll ?
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8. May an Adult Child be subject to the Pre-existing conditions exclusion ?
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9. Is an Adult Child eligible for COBRA / N.J. Continuation once they are no longer eligible for Chapter 375 coverage ?
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10. If an employee becomes eligible for COBRA / N.J. Continuation, can an Adult Child who is already covered remain on continuation as well ?
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11. Must the parent / employee reside in New Jersey ?
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12. Does Chapter 375 apply to dental ?
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13. Will the deductible and MOOP carryover for small group when the child enrolls as an Adult Child ?
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14. Does the Adult Child coverage end when the employee loses coverage ?
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15. Is the Adult Child restricted to the same plan as the employee ? Can they elect another plan offered by the employer at open enrollment ?
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16. Do covered expenses incurred by the Adult Child accumulate towards the family expenses ?
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17. Are there Employer Notification requirements?
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18. At what point does the Adult Child lose eligibility due to pregnancy / childbirth ?
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19. Where can I obtain further information ?
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