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Qualifying Events: How to Change Your State Benefit Plan Selections to support Life Events

University of Illinois System employees are only allowed to make changes to their State of Illinois benefit plans during the annual Benefit Choice period or when they experience a qualifying life event, such as the birth of a child.

Examples of Qualifying Events Are:

  • Marriage or Civil Union Birth of a child or adoption Divorce
  • Unpaid Leave
  • Change in Employment Status for the Employee or Dependent
  • Change in Insurance Coverage Status for a Dependent

What Documentation Do You Need to Provide?

  • Marriage/Civil Union Certificate Birth Certificate
  • Divorce Decree
  • Proof of Dependent's Change of Employment or Insurance Coverage Status

Additional information regarding documentation requirements can be found here: https://www2.illinois.gov/cms/benefits/StateEmployee/Documents/Documentation_Requirements.pdf

Whom Do You Contact?

MyBenefits Service Center

MyBenefits.illinois.gov

Available Monday – Friday, 8am-6pm CT

Toll-free (844) 251-1777

TDD/TTY (844) 251-1778

Visit the CMS Website for additional examples of Qualifying Events and other important information: http://www2.illinois.gov/cms/benefits/StateEmployee/Pages/QualifyingChangeinStatus.aspx




Keywords:Qualifying Events: How to Change Your State Benefit Plan Selections to support Life Events   Doc ID:119647
Owner:Erik O.Group:University of Illinois Training and Development Resources
Created:2022-07-13 15:29 CDTUpdated:2022-07-13 15:32 CDT
Sites:University of Illinois Training and Development Resources
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