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Dependent Eligibility Verification Process
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At this time, every faculty member and employee is required to respond to the Dependent Eligibility Verification Program (see communication dated April 14, 2009) and provide proof of dependent status.   If you've already given required documentation to Human Resources for the Tuition Remission benefits or a recent Medical or Dental plan conversion, you will not need to resubmit to auditors.
Please refer to the Dependent Eligibility for Medical and Dental plans and Tuition Benefits Chart  and the List of Acceptable Documentation for Dependent Eligibility for explanations concerning dependency and eligibility.
Any individual for whom you do not provide proof of dependent status will lose medical and dental coverage in accordance with plan provisions.  Tuition benefits will be removed for those without proof of dependent status.  
Ineligible dependents are not entitled to COBRA continuation coverage.  However, if your eligible dependent lost that status within the last 60 days, you must notify Babette Brooks at (973) 275-2755 to request a COBRA Qualified Event Notice.
It is your responsibility to ensure individuals listed as covered dependents met, and continue to meet, the requirements for eligible dependents.  Seton Hall University will periodically audit dependent coverage on an ongoing basis.  
Your Next Steps

  1. Review your covered dependents that are enrolled in the plans.
  2. Review the Dependent Eligibility for Medical and Dental Plans and Tuition Benefits Chart and List of Acceptable Documentation for Dependent Eligibility.
  3. Based on each dependent's eligibility, identify and locate the documents needed to verify dependent eligibility.
  4. Bring your documents to:
    The Department of Internal Audit
    President's Hall - - Rooms 4A and 5
              June 1, 2009 through July 17, 2009 (Admin, Faculty and Staff)
              September 1, 2009 through September 30, 2009 (Faculty only)
              Times: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.  - Monday through Friday
              Or call (973) 275-2875 to schedule an appointment
  5. Complete the Dependent Eligibility Program Affidavit form.

If you have any questions regarding the Dependent Eligibility Verification Program, please contact Kimberly Mangum at (973) 761-9176 or at
Dependent Eligibility for Medical and Dental plans and Tuition Benefits Chart
Acceptable Documentation for Dependent Eligibility.

For more information please contact:
Kimberly Mangum
(973) 761-9176


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