Human Resources

Qualifying Events

Changes are only permitted during annual enrollment or within 30 days of a qualified status change. 

Qualified event/family status changes include:

  • Loss of coverage through another plan (employer or direct bill)
  • Marriage, divorce, legal separation or termination of domestic partnership
  • Birth or adoption of a child
  • Death of a spouse or dependent child
  • A change in employment status by you, your spouse, or eligible domestic partner
  • A child (including that of a qualified domestic partner) no longer qualified as an eligible dependent
  • Dependent's loss of Medicaid/CHIP coverage because of ineligibility
  • An unpaid leave of absence for you or your spouse
  • A significant change in health coverage for you or your spouse or eligible domestic partner, attributable to your spouse's or domestic partner's employment

To initiate your life event, please log onto HR@Hand and go to the "Life Events" to begin.  Please contact HR with any questions.

Use the Life Event guide for help on completing your life event process in HR@Hand. 

Please note: Documentation to confirm the status change will be required and any election change you request due to a "change in family status" must be consistent with the family status change that occurred.

Have a qualifying event?

Use HR@Hand to update your benefits.