Dental Insurance Eligibility

  • Employees must complete an enrollment form to enroll in coverage. Employees must be regularly scheduled to work at least thirty hours per week in a non-seasonal, non-temporary position in order to be eligible for dental insurance.

Eligible Dependents

    • Spouse (legally married)

    • A child under the age of 26 who meets at least one of the following criteria:
    1. Employee's natural (biological) child
    2. Employee's adopted child (including a child placed for adoption in anticipation of adoption)
    3. A child for whom the employee is the legal guardian
    4. Employee's child for whom the plan has received a qualified medical child support order requiring the child to be enrolled in health insurance  
    • An employee or spouse's stepchild under the age of 26 for whom the employee or spouse is providing care

    • Dependents over the age of 26 who are incapacitated (mentally or physically incapable of earning a living regardless of age). This provision applies only when the incapacity existed before the dependent's 26th birthday and they were already insured by a state-sponsored plan.

    Dependents who are not eligible for coverage include: 

    1. Foster children
    2. Dependents not listed in the above definitions
    3. Parent's of the employee or spouse
    4. Ex-spouse
    5. Live in companions who are not legally married to the employee

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