Overview

All U.S. full-time and part-time employees working a minimum regular schedule of 21 hours per week are eligible, unless previously excluded from a predecessor plan. Dependents who can be enrolled for coverage include:

  • Spouses (unless legally separated or divorced)
  • Same- or opposite-sex domestic/civil union partners
  • Your eligible dependent children, including:
    • Your natural children
    • Your legally adopted children
    • Your step children
    • Children of your domestic partner
    • Children placed with you for adoption
    • Your foster children
    • Any other children (including grandchildren) for whom you are the legal guardian as determined by a court of competent jurisdiction

Children are eligible for benefits as follows:

  • Dependent children up to age 26 are eligible for medical coverage regardless of marital or student status
  • Unmarried dependent children up to age 21 are eligible for dental, vision, and life insurance coverage
  • Unmarried dependent children age 21 through age 25, are eligible for dental, vision, and life insurance coverage if they are full-time students
  • Unmarried dependent children age 21 and older, if totally disabled, are eligible for dental, vision, and life insurance coverage. Qualifying certification of total disability will be required by the plan
Full-time Students

Qualifying proof of full-time student status will be requested each year upon attainment of age 21 in order to maintain active dental, vision and life insurance coverage. Coverage is provided until the end of the month in which the limiting age is attained.