Last month, we wrote about the effect of divorce on health insurance coverage, specifically answering the question of whether a spouse can remain on his or her ex's health insurance policy after a divorce is finalized. In short, the answer to that question is no, but you can read more about it on our previous Atlanta family law blog post.
One of the most common questions asked of Georgia family law attorneys is whether spouses can remain on one another's health insurance after their divorce becomes final. Unfortunately, the answer to that question is usually no. Most health insurance companies will only insure current spouses.
Cristina Fuentes, a senior financial advisor with Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc., recently wrote an article for the San Gabriel Valley Tribune in which she considers the issue of insurance coverage and how divorcing couples can ensure that they are adequately covered once the divorce is finalized.