DAR File No. 40154

This notice was published in the February 15, 2016, issue (Vol. 2016, No. 4) of the Utah State Bulletin.

Insurance, Administration

Rule R590-259

Dependent Coverage to Age 26

Five-Year Notice of Review and Statement of Continuation

DAR File No.: 40154
Filed: 01/25/2016 03:29:46 PM


Concise explanation of the particular statutory provisions under which the rule is enacted and how these provisions authorize or require the rule:

The rule is enacted under Subsection 31A-2-201(3), which gives the insurance commissioner authority to make rules. Subsection 31A-2-212(5)(b) gives the commissioner authority to require that insurers in the state shall comply with the provisions of the PPACA, and the administrative rules adopted by the commissioner related to regulating health benefit plans. Subsection 31A-22-605(4) gives the commissioner authority to adopt rules relating to standards for coverage of dependents, among other matters.

Summary of written comments received during and since the last five-year review of the rule from interested persons supporting or opposing the rule:

The Insurance Department has received no written comments relating to this rule during the past five years.

Reasoned justification for continuation of the rule, including reasons why the agency disagrees with comments in opposition to the rule, if any:

The rule should remain active as it provides clarification and guidance to assist in compliance with both PPACA and Utah state insurance laws. Therefore, this rule should be continued.

The full text of this rule may be inspected, during regular business hours, at the Division of Administrative Rules, or at:

SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84114-1201

Direct questions regarding this rule to:

  • Steve Gooch at the above address, by phone at 801-538-3803, by FAX at 801-538-3829, or by Internet E-mail at sgooch@utah.gov



Authorized by:

Steve Gooch, Information Specialist

Additional Information

More information about a Five-Year Notice of Review and Statement of Continuation is available online.

The Portable Document Format (PDF) version of the Bulletin is the official version. The PDF version of this issue is available at https://rules.utah.gov/publicat/bull-pdf/2016/b20160215.pdf. The HTML edition of the Bulletin is a convenience copy. Any discrepancy between the PDF version and HTML version is resolved in favor of the PDF version.

For questions regarding the content or application of this rule, please contact Steve Gooch at the above address, by phone at 801-538-3803, by FAX at 801-538-3829, or by Internet E-mail at sgooch@utah.gov.  For questions about the rulemaking process, please contact the Division of Administrative Rules.