Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The limited summary information on this page is provided for your convenience. The benefit plans are governed by official plan documents that apply in the case of discrepancy. See the Benefits Handbook (login required for hyperlink to be active) for more details about benefit plans and company policies.

General FAQs

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I just got married. Does this mean I need to change something regarding my benefits? If so, what do I do?

Within 31 days of the date of your marriage, you can:

  • Add your spouse to your health care coverage,
  • Elect optional Spouse Life insurance, and
  • Start or increase the amount of your contributions to a Health Care Reimbursement Account (if available at your location).

You may want to change the beneficiary designation on your life insurance coverage and/or your Profit Sharing and Savings Account. You may also want to change your payroll exemptions.

Click here for more information and links to forms for changes related to marriage.

Category: Family Events
My child just turned 21. What do I do?

See the Family Events page for instructions on the actions you should take before your child's 21st birthday, or no later than 31 days afterwards.

Category: Family Events
My child just turned 26. What do I do?

See the Family Events page for instructions on the actions you should take before your child's 26th birthday, or no later than 31 days afterwards.

Category: Family Events
How do I add a dependent to my health care coverage?

To enroll an dependent, complete and submit a Benefit Election Form to your local HR representative along with evidence of eligible dependent status such as a marriage license or birth certificate.

To add a new dependent to your coverage (i.e., after a marriage, birth, or adoption), you must enroll your new dependent within 31 days of the date he or she became eligible. Coverage for the dependent will then be effective as of the date he or she became your dependent. 

If you do not meet this enrollment deadline, the dependent will not be covered by the Plan until you enroll the dependent during the next annual Open Enrollment period or following another qualified status change. During Open Enrollment, add your dependents to your information on the online enrollment system; then complete and submit the Benefit Election Form as described above.

My child is getting married. Is he/she still eligible for health care coverage?

Yes. Your children, married or unmarried, are eligible for coverage until their 26th birthday.

However, keep in mind that the medical plan does not cover pregnancy-related services for dependent children.

Family Events FAQs

I just got married. Does this mean I need to change something regarding my benefits? If so, what do I do?

Within 31 days of the date of your marriage, you can:

  • Add your spouse to your health care coverage,
  • Elect optional Spouse Life insurance, and
  • Start or increase the amount of your contributions to a Health Care Reimbursement Account (if available at your location).

You may want to change the beneficiary designation on your life insurance coverage and/or your Profit Sharing and Savings Account. You may also want to change your payroll exemptions.

Click here for more information and links to forms for changes related to marriage.

Category: Family Events

My child just turned 21. What do I do?

See the Family Events page for instructions on the actions you should take before your child's 21st birthday, or no later than 31 days afterwards.

Category: Family Events

My child just turned 26. What do I do?

See the Family Events page for instructions on the actions you should take before your child's 26th birthday, or no later than 31 days afterwards.

Category: Family Events

How do I add a dependent to my health care coverage?

To enroll an dependent, complete and submit a Benefit Election Form to your local HR representative along with evidence of eligible dependent status such as a marriage license or birth certificate.

To add a new dependent to your coverage (i.e., after a marriage, birth, or adoption), you must enroll your new dependent within 31 days of the date he or she became eligible. Coverage for the dependent will then be effective as of the date he or she became your dependent. 

If you do not meet this enrollment deadline, the dependent will not be covered by the Plan until you enroll the dependent during the next annual Open Enrollment period or following another qualified status change. During Open Enrollment, add your dependents to your information on the online enrollment system; then complete and submit the Benefit Election Form as described above.

My child is getting married. Is he/she still eligible for health care coverage?

Yes. Your children, married or unmarried, are eligible for coverage until their 26th birthday.

However, keep in mind that the medical plan does not cover pregnancy-related services for dependent children.

Career Events FAQs

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I just got married. Does this mean I need to change something regarding my benefits? If so, what do I do?

Within 31 days of the date of your marriage, you can:

  • Add your spouse to your health care coverage,
  • Elect optional Spouse Life insurance, and
  • Start or increase the amount of your contributions to a Health Care Reimbursement Account (if available at your location).

You may want to change the beneficiary designation on your life insurance coverage and/or your Profit Sharing and Savings Account. You may also want to change your payroll exemptions.

Click here for more information and links to forms for changes related to marriage.

Category: Family Events
My child just turned 21. What do I do?

See the Family Events page for instructions on the actions you should take before your child's 21st birthday, or no later than 31 days afterwards.

Category: Family Events
My child just turned 26. What do I do?

See the Family Events page for instructions on the actions you should take before your child's 26th birthday, or no later than 31 days afterwards.

Category: Family Events
How do I add a dependent to my health care coverage?

To enroll an dependent, complete and submit a Benefit Election Form to your local HR representative along with evidence of eligible dependent status such as a marriage license or birth certificate.

To add a new dependent to your coverage (i.e., after a marriage, birth, or adoption), you must enroll your new dependent within 31 days of the date he or she became eligible. Coverage for the dependent will then be effective as of the date he or she became your dependent. 

If you do not meet this enrollment deadline, the dependent will not be covered by the Plan until you enroll the dependent during the next annual Open Enrollment period or following another qualified status change. During Open Enrollment, add your dependents to your information on the online enrollment system; then complete and submit the Benefit Election Form as described above.

My child is getting married. Is he/she still eligible for health care coverage?

Yes. Your children, married or unmarried, are eligible for coverage until their 26th birthday.

However, keep in mind that the medical plan does not cover pregnancy-related services for dependent children.

Health Care FAQs

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I just got married. Does this mean I need to change something regarding my benefits? If so, what do I do?

Within 31 days of the date of your marriage, you can:

  • Add your spouse to your health care coverage,
  • Elect optional Spouse Life insurance, and
  • Start or increase the amount of your contributions to a Health Care Reimbursement Account (if available at your location).

You may want to change the beneficiary designation on your life insurance coverage and/or your Profit Sharing and Savings Account. You may also want to change your payroll exemptions.

Click here for more information and links to forms for changes related to marriage.

Category: Family Events
My child just turned 21. What do I do?

See the Family Events page for instructions on the actions you should take before your child's 21st birthday, or no later than 31 days afterwards.

Category: Family Events
My child just turned 26. What do I do?

See the Family Events page for instructions on the actions you should take before your child's 26th birthday, or no later than 31 days afterwards.

Category: Family Events
How do I add a dependent to my health care coverage?

To enroll an dependent, complete and submit a Benefit Election Form to your local HR representative along with evidence of eligible dependent status such as a marriage license or birth certificate.

To add a new dependent to your coverage (i.e., after a marriage, birth, or adoption), you must enroll your new dependent within 31 days of the date he or she became eligible. Coverage for the dependent will then be effective as of the date he or she became your dependent. 

If you do not meet this enrollment deadline, the dependent will not be covered by the Plan until you enroll the dependent during the next annual Open Enrollment period or following another qualified status change. During Open Enrollment, add your dependents to your information on the online enrollment system; then complete and submit the Benefit Election Form as described above.

My child is getting married. Is he/she still eligible for health care coverage?

Yes. Your children, married or unmarried, are eligible for coverage until their 26th birthday.

However, keep in mind that the medical plan does not cover pregnancy-related services for dependent children.

Income Security FAQs

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I just got married. Does this mean I need to change something regarding my benefits? If so, what do I do?

Within 31 days of the date of your marriage, you can:

  • Add your spouse to your health care coverage,
  • Elect optional Spouse Life insurance, and
  • Start or increase the amount of your contributions to a Health Care Reimbursement Account (if available at your location).

You may want to change the beneficiary designation on your life insurance coverage and/or your Profit Sharing and Savings Account. You may also want to change your payroll exemptions.

Click here for more information and links to forms for changes related to marriage.

Category: Family Events
My child just turned 21. What do I do?

See the Family Events page for instructions on the actions you should take before your child's 21st birthday, or no later than 31 days afterwards.

Category: Family Events
My child just turned 26. What do I do?

See the Family Events page for instructions on the actions you should take before your child's 26th birthday, or no later than 31 days afterwards.

Category: Family Events
How do I add a dependent to my health care coverage?

To enroll an dependent, complete and submit a Benefit Election Form to your local HR representative along with evidence of eligible dependent status such as a marriage license or birth certificate.

To add a new dependent to your coverage (i.e., after a marriage, birth, or adoption), you must enroll your new dependent within 31 days of the date he or she became eligible. Coverage for the dependent will then be effective as of the date he or she became your dependent. 

If you do not meet this enrollment deadline, the dependent will not be covered by the Plan until you enroll the dependent during the next annual Open Enrollment period or following another qualified status change. During Open Enrollment, add your dependents to your information on the online enrollment system; then complete and submit the Benefit Election Form as described above.

My child is getting married. Is he/she still eligible for health care coverage?

Yes. Your children, married or unmarried, are eligible for coverage until their 26th birthday.

However, keep in mind that the medical plan does not cover pregnancy-related services for dependent children.

Retirement FAQs

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I just got married. Does this mean I need to change something regarding my benefits? If so, what do I do?

Within 31 days of the date of your marriage, you can:

  • Add your spouse to your health care coverage,
  • Elect optional Spouse Life insurance, and
  • Start or increase the amount of your contributions to a Health Care Reimbursement Account (if available at your location).

You may want to change the beneficiary designation on your life insurance coverage and/or your Profit Sharing and Savings Account. You may also want to change your payroll exemptions.

Click here for more information and links to forms for changes related to marriage.

Category: Family Events
My child just turned 21. What do I do?

See the Family Events page for instructions on the actions you should take before your child's 21st birthday, or no later than 31 days afterwards.

Category: Family Events
My child just turned 26. What do I do?

See the Family Events page for instructions on the actions you should take before your child's 26th birthday, or no later than 31 days afterwards.

Category: Family Events
How do I add a dependent to my health care coverage?

To enroll an dependent, complete and submit a Benefit Election Form to your local HR representative along with evidence of eligible dependent status such as a marriage license or birth certificate.

To add a new dependent to your coverage (i.e., after a marriage, birth, or adoption), you must enroll your new dependent within 31 days of the date he or she became eligible. Coverage for the dependent will then be effective as of the date he or she became your dependent. 

If you do not meet this enrollment deadline, the dependent will not be covered by the Plan until you enroll the dependent during the next annual Open Enrollment period or following another qualified status change. During Open Enrollment, add your dependents to your information on the online enrollment system; then complete and submit the Benefit Election Form as described above.

My child is getting married. Is he/she still eligible for health care coverage?

Yes. Your children, married or unmarried, are eligible for coverage until their 26th birthday.

However, keep in mind that the medical plan does not cover pregnancy-related services for dependent children.

Special Benefits FAQs

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I just got married. Does this mean I need to change something regarding my benefits? If so, what do I do?

Within 31 days of the date of your marriage, you can:

  • Add your spouse to your health care coverage,
  • Elect optional Spouse Life insurance, and
  • Start or increase the amount of your contributions to a Health Care Reimbursement Account (if available at your location).

You may want to change the beneficiary designation on your life insurance coverage and/or your Profit Sharing and Savings Account. You may also want to change your payroll exemptions.

Click here for more information and links to forms for changes related to marriage.

Category: Family Events
My child just turned 21. What do I do?

See the Family Events page for instructions on the actions you should take before your child's 21st birthday, or no later than 31 days afterwards.

Category: Family Events
My child just turned 26. What do I do?

See the Family Events page for instructions on the actions you should take before your child's 26th birthday, or no later than 31 days afterwards.

Category: Family Events
How do I add a dependent to my health care coverage?

To enroll an dependent, complete and submit a Benefit Election Form to your local HR representative along with evidence of eligible dependent status such as a marriage license or birth certificate.

To add a new dependent to your coverage (i.e., after a marriage, birth, or adoption), you must enroll your new dependent within 31 days of the date he or she became eligible. Coverage for the dependent will then be effective as of the date he or she became your dependent. 

If you do not meet this enrollment deadline, the dependent will not be covered by the Plan until you enroll the dependent during the next annual Open Enrollment period or following another qualified status change. During Open Enrollment, add your dependents to your information on the online enrollment system; then complete and submit the Benefit Election Form as described above.

My child is getting married. Is he/she still eligible for health care coverage?

Yes. Your children, married or unmarried, are eligible for coverage until their 26th birthday.

However, keep in mind that the medical plan does not cover pregnancy-related services for dependent children.

Other Questions?

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