Dependent Eligibility

Who are Eligible Dependents? Family members eligible for benefits are:

  • Spouses
  • Registered domestic partners
  • Dependent children up to the age of 19 years old
  • Legally adopted children
  • Stepchildren
  • Children for whom the member has legal guardianship
  • Developmentally disabled or physically handicapped children determined to be disabled/ handicapped prior to attaining the age of 19 years
  • Dependent children enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited institution up to the age of 23 years old
  • Adult children up to age 26 years old (prescription drug benefit only)