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What is my legal responsibility for my health insurance coverage for my husband ? i have open enrollment this month and do not want to add him for this years coverage as i have left my residence ad filled order of protection also will be filling for divorise

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Arizona

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Only order of protection

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Generally, you do not have a legal obligation to add him to your insurance. Couples in Arizona to have a financial duty to one another which means that they cannot do anything like sell all of their belongings without their permission or drain their bank account. However, there is nothing in the law that specifically requires you to put them on your health insurance. This would be a bad public policy thing because if he had better health insurance, but you were required to put him on your health insurance instead of the other way around, then it would be not sensible. Otherwise, there is nothing that you need to do.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
there is no reprecussons if I dont add him to open enrollement

You got it. You aren't required to at all under state or federal law. Did you have any other questions for me?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
He is not letting me into my home to get my personal belongings, clothes etc. ,harrassing emails at my employment. Just got an order of protection last week and the majority of his emails are defamation of character to my immediate supervisor. He keeps stating that I need to add him to my insurance this coming year.

I would ignore that thereat. There is nothing that binds you to do such a thing.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
ok apreciate that knowledge from you.

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