JHU Benefits Site - Eligibility

Eligibility and Dependent Certification Requirements

You are eligible to enroll in coverage under the plans described on this web site as long as you are a full-time, part-time, or limited-time faculty, staff or bargaining unit member.

Check the Benefit Summaries by Position for a complete overview of your benefits eligibility.

In addition to yourself, you may also cover your eligible dependents. Dependent eligibility and documentation requirements are shown below.

Eligible Dependent Documentation Requirement
 
Spouse Copy of legal marriage certificate or Affidavit of Marriage
* Domestic partner Affidavit of Domestic Partnership
Biological child until end of the year child turns 26 Copy of birth certificate
Step-child and child of employee's domestic partner until end of the year child turns 26 Copy of birth certificate or Affidavit of Domestic Partnership showing your spouse/partner's name; and a copy of the marriage certificate showing the employee and parent's name
Adopted child until end of the year child turns 26 Copy of proof of legal guardianship
Child for whom you are the legal guardian, including children placed for adoption until end of the year child turns 26 Copy of proof of legal guardianship

* Beginning with 2016 Annual Enrollment, you will be able to enroll an opposite-sex domestic partner in JHU
  benefits effective January 1, 2016.


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