Is my pregnancy covered on my mom's insurance?
I am 21 years old and recently found out that I am expecting. However, I am unsure of whether Highmark will cover my appointments throughout the pregnancy or not. I tried checking the website, but it's down right now and I really need to know before I start scheduling ultrasounds. I know that once I have the baby I will have to get my own insurance and will no longer be covered by hers, but we were unsure of how it works during the pregnancy itself. Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thank you!
Asked By: Brittany - 7/27/2012
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From personal experience (my mom has Bluecross PPO), they won't cover you. I made the mistake of going to the doctor before knowing (expecting them to cover me as they always have), got about $1000 in bills before Bluecross notified us that they don't cover 'dependent maternity... More
Answered By: Milla♥ - 7/27/2012
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all insurance plans are different even if they are Highmark, you would have to call them to find out for sure
Answered By: ms98877 - 7/27/2012
It depends on their policies. My mom has Blue Cross Blue Shield and originally they kicked me off for being over 18 and not enrolled in college. Then they put me back on it because of some new policy that's being enforced saying all children are insured through their parents until 26. So I'm covered through them. Have... More
Answered By: -Kaylie- - 7/27/2012
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