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June 9, 2010

Medical Insurance Benefits Restored

A homeschool family in Missouri received a letter from their insurance company saying that their daughter would be dropped from their medical coverage if they did not confirm that the girl was continuing in school. The mom explained to the company that the daughter was enrolled in a homeschool program. The insurance company said that this was not sufficient because it was not “an accredited school.”

Members of HSLDA, they contacted us for help. Senior Counsel Scott Woodruff prepared a letter for the insurance company explaining that the daughter was in a lawful program of secondary education.

The company soon responded and restored the medical benefits without penalty. They asked that in the future the family provide a notarized statement twice a year confirming that he child is being homeschooled.