KISD Open Enrollment Guide 2020

Killeen ISD 2020 BENEFITS

Fami l y S t a t us Changes


What are the applicable changes in status events? The following events are "Change in Status" events, which permit an election change.

• Change in employee's legal marital status. A change in the employee's marital status due to marriage, divorce, death of spouse, legal separation, and annulment. [ Treas. Reg. §1.125- 4(c)(2)(i)]

• Change in number of dependents. A change in the number of dependents resulting from birth, adoption, placement for adoption, and death. [ Treas. Reg. §1.125-4(c)(2)(ii)]

• Dependent satisfies (or fails to satisfy) dependent eligibility requirements under an employer plan. An event that causes a dependent to satisfy or cease to satisfy the requirements for coverage due to attainment of age, marriage or any similar circumstances. For example, if the child reaches the limiting age under the accident or health plan, a change in status occurs and the participant may make an election change that is consistent with the event.

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