Description of Eligible Dependents

Under Miami University Health, Dental, Vision Plans


Spouse
The employee’s spouse is an individual who is legally married to a participant, as determined under applicable state law, and who is treated as a spouse under the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

A spouse may be covered if:

Required documentation


Dependent Children

Your dependent children (as described above) are covered:

Required Dependent Children Documentation

Child by Birth
Photocopy of certified birth certificate, or
Photocopy of hospital verification of birth, or
Photocopy of immigration papers that identify parent-child relationship

Child by Adoption
Photocopy of court-approved adoption, or
Photocopy of placement letter from court/adoption agency

Child by Custody or Guardianship
Photocopy of certified court-ordered custody/guardianship

Stepchildren
Photocopy of marriage certificate with appropriate signatures (certificates issued by religious institutions will not be accepted)
AND one of the following:
Photocopy of certified birth certificate, or
Photocopy of hospital verification of birth, or
Photocopy of immigration papers that identify parent-child relationship


Please note: No person can be covered as both an employee and as a dependent.
No parent or grandparent, regardless of legal guardianship can be enrolled.