If your over 18

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  1. CJL18
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    can you stay on your parents insurance if your not in school? if not what age do they cut you off if not in school?
     
  2. ozzyzak

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    As I recall, no. When I turned 18 I went without insurance for about 3 years until I got my current job and was able to get my own.
     
  3. elfgirl_45

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    I'm pretty sure you can't past 18, unless you qualify as a full-time student. You can just check with your parents or call their insurance yourself.
     
  4. mikeosoft

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    if i drop 1 of my 4 classes, i' m not considered a student and i 'm technically not insured anymore. it's very annoying..
     
  5. nostic

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    When I was in school I was covered by my parents insurance until I was 23, I believe that is a pretty standard age at which your parents can claim you as a dependant and you are covered by their insurance. Just call whoever their provider is and they will let you know.

    For the most part, as long as you are a full time student you should be covered.


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  6. nostic

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    You mean your not considered a FULL TIME student. Your still a student at the university, you could fight that with your insurance company.
     
  7. HelloKitty

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    They still won't cover you unless you are a fulltime student.. however they won't know that you drop unless you let them know.
     
  8. m|kk|

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    Ditto to what everyone else said...

    As a pharmacist, I can tell you that it may take a semester before the insurance company asks for verification again... So, you could get another few months out of it, but as soon as they want to verify it, p00f [​IMG]
     
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    man, I love being french. studying in the united states seems so unconvenient. (I'm not trolling- just saying that when studying you'd like having easy living conditions without money)
     
  10. living-ghost

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    I've got it the other way.

    my school provides dental and medical insurance and students pay for it through part of their student fees

    It is a royal pain to opt out of it if you already have insurance to get that money back.
     
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    ok, what kind of insurance are you people talking about? [​IMG]
    Car?
    Medical?
    Dental?
    Life?
     
  12. m|kk|

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    Personally, I assumed it was medical/rx/dental... [​IMG] But I could be wrong...
     
  13. jumpman17

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    As far as I know, you have to be considered a full time student (which means 12 credit hours a semester) to still count on your parents insurance.
     
  14. spokenrope

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    Exactly right. I had to take 12 credits at college to still be on my parents' insurance. So I'd register for that many, and then drop them a month later so that I only needed to take the credits I needed, and still got covered.
     
  15. iori-kyo-k

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    Welcome home ^^
     
  16. iamwhoiam

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    insurance?