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Disabled Child Eligibility

A fully disabled child who reaches age 26, must apply for disabled child eligibility in order to continue to be covered under most benefit plans. Prior to reaching age 26, the university will mail a request to verify continued eligibility to employees with children enrolled in health care plans. Based on the response, the university will initiate the following actions:

Note: The employee is always responsible for notifying the university within 30 days when a child marries or stops being the employee’s dependent under the IRS support test.