Dependent Eligibility

The following dependents of employees may be covered under the University’s flexible benefit program for medical, dental, and dependent life insurances:

  • The employee’s spouse or domestic partner
  • The dependent child(ren) of the employee and his or her spouse or domestic partner
    • Until age 19 (medical, vision, dental, life insurance, and flexible spending account reimbursements)
    • Until age 23 if a full-time student (medical, vision, dental, life insurance, flexible spending account reimbursements
    • From age 19 until age 26, regardless of student status (flexible spending account reimbursements)
    • From age 19 until age 26, regardless of student status AND lacking access to health insurance benefits through his/her own employer (medical, vision, flexible spending account reimbursements)
  • The employee’s unmarried disabled child dependent on the employee for support, may be covered without age limitation (subject to required certification).

 

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