Our health insurance provider is refusing to provide coverage for our adopted child until he is two (He is due in two weeks) Is this legal in the state? Employee provided plans and individual plans?

Asked on June 11, 2009 under Insurance Law, Missouri

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Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

I would need additional facts to fully answer this question. I am unaware of any specific Missouri state statute that prohibits this practice; but I have not checked court rulings to see if a Missouri court has extended coverage. However, it may be possible to find coverage under statutes prohibiting certain practices by Insurance Companies, such as fraud, coercion etc. Feel free to email me at sean@roadlawyer.net or call 913 441 5025 with more information.

Sean Santoro

Santoro Law Office


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