Benefits Eligibility - Dependent Benefits

Never Married Principally Supported Children, to Age 19

Children through the end of the year in which they reach age 19 who:

  • Are not your own children by birth or marriage; and
  • Are related to you by blood or marriage; and
  • Live with you on a permanent basis; and
  • Will be claimed as dependents on your income tax return for the current year; and
  • Are not eligible for coverage through U-M as an employee; and
  • Are not already covered through the university as a dependent or another university employee's coverage; and
  • Have been principally supported by you for at least 6 consecutive months before you apply for coverage.

Coverage will go into effect the first of the month following 90 days after the application is received in the Benefits Office.

Your Group Your Dependent Children are Eligible For: Your Dependent Children are Not Eligible For:

Faculty
Staff
Lecturers
Supplemental
LEO
AFSCME
HOA
POAM
MNA
IUOE
Trades
GSI
GSSA
GSRA
Research Fellows

Health Plan, including Prescription Drug coverage

Dental Plan (Option 1, 2, or 3)

Vision Plan

Dependent Life (eligible from 15 days to age 25)

Legal Services Plan

Long-Term Disability

Group Term Life Insurance

Flexible Spending Accounts

Retirement Plans (Basic, SRA, 457(b))

Travel Accident Insurance and Secure Travel Plan

MHealthy Rewards program

Professional Specialists

Health Plan, including Prescription Drug coverage

 

Vision Plan

Long-Term Disability

Group Term Life Insurance

Dependent Life Insurance

Legal Plan

Flexible Spending Accounts

Retirement Plans (Basic, SRA, 457(b))

Dental Plan (Option 1, 2, or 3)

Travel Accident Insurance and Secure Travel Plan

MHealthy Rewards program

Benefit-Eligible Fellowship Holders

GradCare only, including Prescription Drug coverage

Dental Plan (Option 1, 2, or 3)

Vision Plan

Legal Services Plan

University, Optional, and Dependent Life Insurance

Flexible Spending Accounts

Retirement Plans (Basic, SRA, 457(b))

Travel Accident Insurance

Long-Term Disability

MHealthy Rewards program

Medical School Students

GradCare only, including Prescription Drug coverage

Dental Plan (Option 1, 2, or 3)

Vision Plan

Legal Services Plan

University, Optional, and Dependent Life Insurance

Flexible Spending Accounts

Retirement Plans (Basic, SRA, 457(b))

Travel Accident Insurance

Long-Term Disability

MHealthy Rewards program

Limitations
The University of Michigan in its sole discretion may modify, amend, or terminate the benefits provided with respect to any individual receiving benefits, including active employees, retirees, and their dependents. Although the university has elected to provide these benefits this year, no individual has a vested right to any of the benefits provided. Nothing in these materials gives any individual the right to continued benefits beyond the time the university modifies, amends, or terminates the benefit. Anyone seeking or accepting any of the benefits provided will be deemed to have accepted the terms of the benefits programs and the university's right to modify, amend or terminate them.