A specific event or change that allows you to make changes to your benefit elections within 31 days. A family status change may include 

  • Marital Status Change
  • Dependent Status Change
  • Employment Status Change
  • Address Change that Changes Eligibility
  • Eligibility Change related to Medicare, Medicaid, or CHIP
  • Significant Cost Change for Coverage
  • Court Ordered Coverage Change

Benefit changes must be made within 31 days of the event, and evidence of insurability (EOI) may be required. You may be asked to show proof of the QLE or proof of dependent eligibility.

If you have questions about what benefits changes can be made, contact your benefits coordinator, sign in to your account, or contact ERS.