Dependent Change Form

Dependent Change Form
Directions:
Use this form if you currently have family coverage and want to add or drop a spouse or dependent(s) and still maintain
coverage for your other dependent(s). To add or drop family coverage, complete a Basic Application. If you are
making a clinic change, you must contact the plan directly. If your change involves legal documentation (such as an
adoption, marriage, divorce, loss of coverage), include a copy of the legal or official document with this form. For other
eligibility rules, please reference the Dependent Eligibility section on page 3 of this form. Employees must completely
fill out this form and are responsible to sign, date and return to: SEGIP, 658 Cedar Street, St. Paul, MN 55155 or fax
this form to: 651-797-1313. For questions, call 651-355-0100. Forms must be received by the deadline date. Do not
delay sending this form if you are waiting on receipt of documentation.
Employee Information/General:
To add or drop a dependent, complete all sections below. If adding a dependent all information is required for SEGIP to
process the enrollment. If a change in dependent eligibility for insurance occurs, I understand that it is my responsibility to
notify SEGIP in writing of such a change.
Name
Employee/COBRA ID Number
(Last, First, Middle Initial)
Work Phone
Home Phone
Work email address
______________________________________________________________________________________
Effective Date of Change
Reason for Change
Health Plan Enrollment **If dependent is disabled and age 26, contact plans for additional forms to cover disabled dependent.
Current Health Plan:
Indicate
to Add/
Drop
Name and Address
Check if address is same as employee,
otherwise list address below
Relationship to
employee
Sex
Date of
Birth
SSN
Health Clinic
ID Number*
*A search tool to find your health clinic ID number is located at: http://www.mmb.state.mn.us/insdir/provider_directory.aspx
Dental Plan Enrollment **If dependent is disabled and age 26, contact plans for additional forms to cover disabled dependent.
Current Dental Plan:
Add/
Drop
Name and Address
Check if address is same as employee,
otherwise list address below
Relationship to
employee
Date of Birth
SSN
Spousal Eligibility Section: to add your spouse, please provide the following information:
Marital Status
Yes
No
Yes
No
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Married
Divorced
Do you have common dependent children?
Yes
No
1. Is your spouse employed full-time by an employer with 100 or more employees?
2. Is your spouse eligible to receive health insurance from his/her employer? (Continued on next page)
Yes
No
3.
Yes
No
4.
Has your spouse chosen to receive from his/her employer (next page):
a) cash instead of health insurance, or
b) credit towards the purchase of some other employee benefit instead of health insurance, or
c) cash and a health insurance plan with a deductible of $750 or more instead of a plan with a smaller
deductible? (This includes a high deductible health plan.)
Does your spouse receive insurance benefits as an employee of the State of Minnesota or another
organization participating in the State Employee Group Insurance Program (SEGIP)?
Your spouse is NOT eligible for coverage as a dependent on your health insurance if:
(a) you answered “yes” to questions, 1, 2, and 3 OR (b) you answered “yes” to question 4.
NOTE: If you have a MDEA (FSA) your spouse is may not be eligible for a health savings account (HSA). If your spouse has a high
deductible health plan, that plan may prohibit your spouse from certain SEGIP coverage. Please contact your spouse’s employer to
understand these eligibility rules.
I have read the above statements relating to my spouse’s eligibility for health insurance and certify that:
My spouse is eligible
My spouse is not eligible
Medicare Enrolled: if you or your dependent is enrolled in Medicare, please provide the following information:
Name of Medicare enrolled member
Does the covered member have Medicare Hospital Coverage (Part A)?
Yes
No
If yes, effective date
Medicare #
Does the covered member have Medicare Hospital Coverage (Part B)?
Yes
No
If yes, effective date
Medicare (HICN) #
Reason for Medicare coverage
Age
Disability
End stage renal disease
Statement of Fraud or Intentional Misrepresentation
Each Member must notify the Plan Administrator immediately of the date the Member knew or should have known that information either:
1. Contained in the enrollment form pertaining to the Member or any individual related to the Member receiving or seeking benefits under the
Plan, or
2. Related to a claim for benefits, or
3. Has become incorrect due to an affirmative statement of information, an omission of information, or a change in circumstances.
The Plan Administrator may rescind or cancel the coverage of a Member and/or each individual enrolled in the Plan under the Member upon thirty
(30) days prior written notice if the Plan Administrator determines that the Member or individual made an intentional misrepresentation of material
fact or was involved in fraud concerning any matter relating to eligibility for coverage or claim for benefits under the Plan.
Coverage for each individual identified in a Notice of Rescission of Coverage will be rescinded as of the date specified in the Notice of Rescission of
Coverage, which may be to the effective date of individual’s coverage. The Member and any individual involved in the misrepresentation or fraud
may be liable for all claims paid by the Plan on behalf of such individuals.
By signing this form, I am attesting that my dependents are eligible for coverage according to the dependent eligibility rules as defined in the
Summary of Benefits or applicable labor agreement or compensation plan. I understand the attempted or actual enrollment of ineligible dependents
may be considered fraud or intentional misrepresentation of a material fact. I further understand, that both myself and any individual involved in
fraud or intentional misrepresentation of a material fact, may be liable for all claims paid by the Plan on behalf of such individuals and may be
subject to employment discipline, up to and including discharge and may also be subject to criminal penalties. If paid through the State of Minnesota
central payroll system, I authorize payroll deductions for my share of the premiums on a before-tax basis.
Employee’s Signature
Date
.
Dependent Coverage Restrictions If both spouses work for the State or another organization participating in SEGIP, either spouse, but not both,
may cover their eligible dependent children or grandchildren. This restriction also applies to two divorced, legally separated, or unmarried employees
who share legal responsibility for their eligible dependent children. If both spouses work for the State or another organization participating in SEGIP,
neither spouse may be covered by the other as a dependent by the other unless one is not eligible for a full employer contribution as defined in the
contracts. This also applies to dependents eligible for coverage under SEGIP through their own employment, with another organization or agency
that participates in SEGIP.
Ex-Spouse Policy
When an employee divorces his/her spouse state law requires that the ex-spouse be allowed to continue as a SEGIP member. To be eligible the exspouse must be on the employee’s family policy at the time of the divorce (a spouse may not be removed from the plan in anticipation of a divorce).
If the employee has claimed no dependents other than the ex-spouse at the time of the divorce, or when all children in common lose their eligibility,
the employee may cancel family coverage and the ex-spouse will remain in SEGIP as a paying member. The ex-spouse continues to be covered even
if the employee remarries; an employee may cover both the current and ex-spouse. Newly hired employees and newly insurance eligible employees
may not cover an ex-spouse. The ex-spouse will lose eligibility if either of the following occur:
1. The ex-spouse acquires other group health insurance that has no pre-existing condition exclusion.
2. The ex-spouse requests to be taken off the employee’s policy.
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Dependent Eligibility for Health and Dental Coverage
State Employee Group Insurance Program (SEGIP)
Dependent
Eligibility Terms
Biological children
· to age 26
Adopted children
· to age 26 and
· adopted or placed with you for adoption
Step children
· to age 26 and
· you must be legally married to the child’s parent
Foster children (ward, legal
guardian, legal custody)
· to age 26 and
· you must submit a completed Foster Child Certification form
Grandchildren
· to age 26 and
· legally adopted or placed with you for adoption, or
· placed in your legal custody, or
· to age 19 and
· financially dependent upon and has resided with you continuously from birth, or
· unmarried, dependent upon you for principal support and maintenance and lives with you;
and your child must be unmarried, to age 19
Disabled children
· any age or marital status, includes dependent children and grandchildren
· incapable of self-sustaining employment by reason of development disability, mental illness or
disorder, or physical disability, and
· chiefly dependent upon you for principal support and maintenance
QMCSO
· your children who are required to be covered by a Qualified Medical Child Support Order
Spouse
· must be legally married under Minnesota law to an insurance eligible state employee
Former Spouse
·
·
·
·
the divorce must occur during the employee’s term of state employment
must have been covered on the employee’s plan at the time for the divorce
a copy of the divorce decree must be provided to SEGIP within 60 days of the divorce
the former spouse must elect continued coverage (if the divorce occurred after January 1, 2012)
Also covered is any other person whom state or federal law requires to be treated as a dependent for purposes of health
plans.
Former spouse coverage is determined by the laws, regulations and administrative processes in place at the time of the
divorce. If the divorce occurred before January 1, 2012 the continuation of coverage may be subject to different standards.
Change in status or dependent eligibility: It is your responsibility to notify SEGIP of any change in a dependent’s status (life
event). Spouses and dependents losing eligibility may qualify for COBRA. An eligible spouse or dependent may be added within 30
days of a life event or during Open Enrollment. You must notify SEGIP within 60 days of your divorce from a covered spouse or if a
covered dependent loses eligibility. After the 60-day period ends, continued failure to report a loss of eligibility may be considered
fraud or intentional misrepresentation of a material fact. Upon a 30-day notice, ineligible dependents will be un-enrolled. Instances of
fraud, intentional misrepresentation of a material fact or non-payment of premiums may result in the retroactive cancellation of
coverage. A member or any individual involved in fraud or misrepresentation of a material fact may be liable for all claims paid by
the Plan on behalf of such individuals and may be subject to criminal penalties. Details are in Your Employee Benefits
(www.mmb.state.mn.us/doc/ins/yeb/yeb.pdf).
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Minnesota Management & Budget
NOTICE OF COLLECTION OF PRIVATE DATA
Minnesota Management & Budget (MMB) administers the State Employee Group Insurance Program (SEGIP).
This notice explains why we may request information (data) about you, your spouse, and dependents, how we
will use it, who will see it, and your obligation to provide that information.
What information will we use?
We will use the information you provide us at this time, as well as information previously provided us, about
yourself, your spouse, or dependent(s). If you provide any information about that is not necessary, we will not
use it for any purpose.
SEMA4, the information system used to administer employee benefits, contains required information fields that
may not be necessary for us to process your request. We only need your dependent’s date of death to process a
death benefit claim or to discontinue the dependent’s coverage due to his or her death. Student status and
disability status are needed only to determine eligibility for insurance continuation for your dependent. We need
the social security numbers and birth dates of your spouse and dependent to offer insurance continuation,
process a death benefit, to ensure we are matching them to the correct insurance benefit transaction and to
comply with federal Medicare coordination laws.
Why we ask you for this information?
We ask for this information so that we can successfully administer SEGIP. This information is used to process
your request to add or change coverage for yourself, your spouse, or dependents. The requested information
helps us to determine eligibility, to identify you and your spouse, and dependents, and to contact you or your
spouse, and dependents. The information is also used to develop new programs, ensure current programs
effectively and efficiently meet member needs, and to comply with federal and state law and rules. We may ask
for information about you, your spouse or dependents that we have already collected, including all or part of
your social security number, in order to ensure we are matching you to the correct insurance benefit transaction.
Do you have to answer the questions we ask?
You may not be legally required to provide any of the information requested.
What will happen if you do not answer the questions we ask?
If you do not answer these questions, the insurance benefit transaction you requested for you or your spouse,
dependent or other insurance benefit transaction may be delayed or denied.
Who else may see this information about you and your spouse and dependents?
We may give data about you and your spouse, and dependents to the insurance carrier you have chosen,
SEGIP’s other representatives, vendors and actuary; the Legislative Auditor; the Department of Health; the
Department of Commerce; and any law enforcement agency or other agency with the legal authority to the
information; and anyone authorized by a court order. In addition, the parents of a minor may see information on
the minor unless there is a law, court order, or other legally binding instrument that blocks the parent from that
information.
How else may this information be used?
We can use or release this information only as stated in this notice unless you give us your written permission to
release the information for another purpose or to release it to another individual or entity. The information may
also be used for another purpose if Congress or the Minnesota Legislature passes a law allowing or requiring us
to release the information or to use it for another purpose.
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