(215 ILCS 165/15a)
(from Ch. 32, par. 609a)
Dependent Coverage Termination.
(a) The attainment of a limiting age under a voluntary health services
plan which provides that coverage of
a dependent of a subscriber terminates upon attainment of the limiting age
for dependent persons specified in the subscription certificate does not
operate to terminate
the coverage of a person who, because of a disabling condition
that occurred before attainment of the limiting age, is incapable of
self-sustaining employment and is dependent on his or her parents or other
care providers for lifetime care and supervision.
(b) For purposes of subsection (a), "dependent on other care providers" is
defined as requiring a Community Integrated Living Arrangement, group home,
supervised apartment, or other residential services licensed or certified by
the Department of Human Services (as successor to the Department of Mental
Health and Developmental Disabilities), the Department
of Public Health, or the Department of Healthcare and Family Services (formerly Department of Public Aid).
(c) The corporation may require, at reasonable intervals from the date
of the first claim filed on behalf of the person with a disability who is dependent or from
the date the corporation receives notice of a covered person's disability and
dependency, proof of the person's disability and dependency.
(d) This amendatory Act of 1969 is applicable to subscription
issued or renewed after October 27, 1969.
(Source: P.A. 99-143, eff. 7-27-15.)