Guardianship Order

An unlimited guardianship order for a dependent child will allow you to make changes to your benefit plans outside of Open Enrollment. You must make these changes within 30 days of the order.

Note regarding unlimited guardianship: A guardianship order (PDF) must be reviewed by IU Human Resources to ensure it meets university requirements.

Medical and Dental Coverage

You may take the following actions:

  • Add coverage.
  • Add dependent to your plan.

Personal Accident Insurance (PAI)

You may take the following actions:

  • Increase your coverage.

Tax Saver Benefit Plans

You may take the following actions:

Health Care

  • Begin participation
  • Increase election

Dependent Care

  • Begin participation
  • Increase election
(Consistency rule is satisfied if change corresponds with a Life Event Change that affects either eligibility for coverage under Plan or eligibility of expenses under applicable IRS regulations.)

Additional Considerations

You may also want to consider making changes to the information/plans listed below. Such changes do not require a Life Event Change and can be done at any time.

Resources

Make Benefit Changes