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[ Text of section effective until January 1, 2014. For text effective January 1, 2014, see below.]

  Section 8BB. Any subscription certificate under a group nonprofit hospital service agreement, except certificates which provide stand-alone dental services, supplemental coverage to Medicare or other governmental programs, that is delivered, issued or renewed in the commonwealth, shall provide, as benefits to all group members having a principal place of employment within the commonwealth, coverage to persons under 26 years of age or for 2 years after the end of the calendar year in which such persons last qualified as dependents under 26 U.S.C. 106, whichever occurs first.

Chapter 176A: Section 8BB. Coverage for eligible dependents under 26 years of age

[ Text of section as amended by 2013, 35, Sec. 40 effective January 1, 2014. See 2013, 35, Sec. 104. For text effective until January 1, 2014, see above.]

  Section 8BB. Any subscription certificate under an individual or group nonprofit hospital service agreement, except certificates which provide stand-alone dental services, supplemental coverage to Medicare or other governmental programs, that is delivered, issued or renewed in the commonwealth, shall provide, as benefits to all individuals or to all group members having a principal place of employment within the commonwealth, coverage to eligible dependents under 26 years of age.

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