This Life Events Guide page has two sections - active employees and retirees. Please refer to the appropriate page section for information based on your employment status.

For Active Employees 

 

Health Insurance & Uniform Dental Supplemental Benefits
Enrollment opportunity? No No
Change coverage from single (individual) to family? No Yes
Change coverage from family to single (individual)?  Yes Yes
Change health plan? No n/a
Drop a dependent and keep family coverage? Yes Yes
Cancel coverage? Yes Yes, new coverage must be comparable to the Supplemental Plan in which the employee or retiree is enrolled
Deadline to submit application  File an application within 30 days of enrollment in other coverage File an application within 30 days of enrollment in other coverage
Effective date Coverage becomes effective on the first of the month following the receipt of application. This coverage ends the end of the month following receipt of application Coverage becomes effective on the first of the month following the receipt of application. This coverage ends the end of the month following receipt of application

 

For Retirees

  Health Insurance & Uniform Dental Supplemental Benefits
Enrollment opportunity? No No
Change coverage from single (individual) to family? No Yes
Change coverage from family to single (individual)?  Yes Yes
Change health plan? No n/a
Drop a dependent and keep family coverage? Yes Yes
Cancel coverage? Yes Yes, new coverage must be comparable to the Supplemental Plan in which the employee or retiree is enrolled
Deadline to submit application  File an application within 30 days of enrollment in other coverage File an application within 30 days of enrollment in other coverage
Effective date Coverage becomes effective on the first of the month following the receipt of application. This coverage ends the end of the month following receipt of application Coverage becomes effective on the first of the month following the receipt of application. This coverage ends the end of the month following receipt of application

You may not be eligible for all benefits discussed on this page. Speak with your employer to see what benefits are available to you. 

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