Who Qualifies as an Eligible Dependent?
Generally, a subscriber's spouse and children are eligible dependents. Check with your plan administrator or Guide to Benefits for more information.
Eligible Dependents and Health Care Reform
Under health care reform, your children - regardless of marital status, financial dependency, or residency - can stay on your plan until they turn 26.
Applying for HMSA Coverage with Your New Employer
You must apply for HMSA coverage within the first month of beginning your new job, when you're first eligible, or during open enrollment.
When to Enroll Dependents in Your Health Plan
There are several things you may have to consider if you want to add an eligible dependent to you plan.
When can I get COBRA?
Find out when you and your dependents are eligible for COBRA.
Under state law, you can now enroll your civil union partner as a dependent on your HMSA plan.
Time Limits for COBRA Coverage
Find out how long your COBRA coverage lasts.
When does my HMSA Coverage Begin?
Your coverage can begin if your initial premiums are paid, we accept your enrollment, and you’re not in the hospital.
COBRA Rules when You Regain Medical Coverage
Learn what the COBRA rules are when you regain medical coverage with a new employer.
Continuing Your Medical Coverage with COBRA
If your employer-sponsored group coverage ends, you may be able to continue your group coverage for a limited time through COBRA.