If a parent’s health insurance plan covers dependents, you usually can be added to their plan and stay on it until you turn 26.
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Once you’re on a parent’s plan, in most cases you can stay on it until you turn 26. (Check with the plan to be sure. Some states and plans have different rules.)
Generally, you can join a parent’s plan and stay on until you turn 26 even if you:
If you’re covered by a parent’s job-based plan, your coverage usually ends when you turn 26. But check with the employer or plan. Some states and plans have different rules.
If you’re on a parent’s Marketplace plan, you can remain covered through December 31 of the year you turn 26 (or the age permitted in your state).
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