New Hire Employees
New hire benefits are effective the first day of the pay period following submission of a completed enrollment application (on-line or paper). Enrollment must be completed within 31 days of eligibility.
Legal spouse as outlined below; Natural, adopted and/or stepchild under age 26; A person under the age of 26 for whom the employee-member has court-ordered guardianship; Foster children under the age of 26; Children placed in the employee's home by court order pending adoption; or Natural, adopted and/or stepchildren who were disabled prior to age 26 as defined by 42 U.S.C. 1382C