Texas Insurance Code - INS § 1367.053. Coverage Required

(a) A health benefit plan that provides coverage for a family member of an insured or enrollee shall provide for each covered child from birth through the date of the child's sixth birthday coverage for:

(1) immunization against:

(A) diphtheria;

(B) haemophilus influenzae type b;

(C) hepatitis B;

(D) measles;

(E) mumps;

(F) pertussis;

(G) polio;

(H) rubella;

(I) tetanus;  and

(J) varicella;  and

(2) any other immunization that is required for the child by law.

(b) For purposes of Subsection (a), a covered child is a child who, as a result of the child's relationship to an insured or enrollee in a health benefit plan, would be entitled to coverage under an accident and health insurance policy under Section 1201.061 , 1201.062 , 1201.063 , or 1201.064 .

(c) In addition to the immunizations required under Subsection (a), a health maintenance organization that issues a health benefit plan shall provide under the plan coverage for immunization against rotovirus and any other immunization required for a child by law.

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