Is my foster and/or adopted child entitled to health insurance? What will happen if there are pre-existing conditions?

In California, adopted children who are covered by another insurance plan (including Medi-Cal) are exempt from the pre-existing conditions rules in use by private health insurance companies. This means that your adopted child, if covered by another plan within 30 days of adoption, cannot be denied health insurance because the child has a pre-existing health condition. Click here for more information.