3924.46 Prohibiting denial of enrollment of certain children.

(A) As used in sections 3924.46 to 3924.49 of the Revised Code, "health insurer" has the same meaning as in section 3924.41 of the Revised Code.

(B) No health insurer shall deny enrollment of a child under the health plan of the child's parent on the basis that any of the following applies:

(1) The child was born out of wedlock.

(2) The child is not claimed as a dependent on the federal tax return of the parent.

(3) The child does not reside in the household of the parent, or in the service area of the health insurer.

Effective Date: 06-30-1994 .