CHAPTER 27-18.4
Health Insurance – Coordination with Federal Medicaid Program

SECTION 27-18.4-4

§ 27-18.4-4. Employer obligations.

Where a parent is required by a court or administrative order to provide health coverage, which is available through an employer doing business in this state, the employer is required:

(1) To permit the parent to enroll under family coverage any child who is eligible for coverage without regard to any enrollment season restrictions;

(2) If the parent is enrolled but fails to make application to obtain coverage of the child, to enroll the child under family coverage upon application by the child's other parent, or by the department of human services acting as the state Medicaid and/or child support enforcement program;

(3) Not to disenroll (or eliminate coverage of) this child unless the employer is provided satisfactory written evidence that:

(i) The court order is no longer in effect;

(ii) The child is or will be enrolled in comparable coverage which will take effect no later than the effective date of disenrollment; or

(iii) The employer has eliminated family health coverage for all of its employees.

(4) To withhold from the employee's compensation the employee's share (if any) of premiums for health coverage and to pay this amount to the insurer.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1994, ch. 237, § 2.)