Healthcare Coverage and Related Matters for a New Child in the Family

When there is a new child in the family, the faculty member has 90 days following the child's birth or adoption to enroll the child in the faculty member's health care plan. If the child is not enrolled during this initial period, no health care plan coverage is available until the following January 1.  For more information please visit the Human Resources website at

When a new child joins the family, the faculty member may enroll in or change the amount of current deferrals to a Healthcare FSA or Dependent Care FSA. In addition, the faculty member may purchase supplemental life insurance coverage. Current participants in the Supplemental Life Insurance Plan may change the amount and type of coverage and may elect to participate in the Child Voluntary Life Insurance Plan.

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