Can an employee enroll dependents other than their children under their insurance?

Yes. If an employee wants to enroll dependents, such as siblings, under their insurance, they can do so by enrolling them as a “qualifying child” during the enrollment process. Parents as Dependents Depending on specific carrier rules, parents can also be enrolled as dependents, but they must share the same address as the employee, be […]

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Yes. If an employee wants to enroll dependents, such as siblings, under their insurance, they can do so by enrolling them as a “qualifying child” during the enrollment process.

Parents as Dependents

Depending on specific carrier rules, parents can also be enrolled as dependents, but they must share the same address as the employee, be disabled, and ineligible for Medicare. There must also be proof in the documentation or doctor’s notes that the parents are dependent on the employee.

Final Tip

It’s important to confirm with your specific carrier whether you can enroll other types of dependents, even if the above criteria are met.

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