Qualified Medical Child Support Order (QMCSO)

An order, decree, or judgment, including approval of a settlement agreement, issued by a court or administrative agency of competent jurisdiction that provides for medical support for a child of a participant under a group health plan or provides for health benefit coverage to such child.

Source: Office of Child Support Enforcement.


An order or judgment that provides for medical support for a child of a parent covered by a group health plan or provides for health benefit coverage for the child.

Source: California Courts