Legal Information: North Carolina
Updated: February 14, 2022
Can I sign off for my minor child’s insurance coverage papers even though I am not the parent paying for the coverage?
Yes. When a court order or agreement for health insurance is in effect, the signature of either parent is enough for the insurer to process an insurance claim for your child.1
1 NCGS § 50-13.11(d)
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