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Spouse's Employer Changes Insurance Coverage

When a spouse's employer makes insurance coverage changes (30% or greater change), discontinues coverage or offers coverage for the first time, employees can make several changes to benefits and personal employment information. Employees may initiate changes to the following:


Employee and dependent health and dental coverage
Optional State life insurance
Flexible spending accounts

Personal Employee Information

Emergency contact
Tax withholding allowance (W-4)
Direct deposits

Required Documentation

Include one of the following documents when making a change to benefits or personal information:

  • Statement from spouse's employer verifying change in premium or loss of coverage.
  • Statement from spouse's employer verifying first time eligibility.

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Qualifying events
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Maintained by University Human Resources | Contact Information | Last Update: 21-September-2017 | ID: 48