What documentation must I provide to change my benefits if I have a Qualifying Life Event/Family Status Change?
You must provide the proper documentation for your situation. Please see below examples, however for any questions regarding family status changes and/or qualifying life events, please call Morgan Ester at 281-229-6073 or Dominique Ameigh at 281-229-6050. If you have a Qualifying Life Event please complete the HR request form HERE
Example 1) Birth of a child will require a copy of the "Verification of Birth Facts" from the hospital and it must be received within 31 days from the date of birth.
Example 2) Termination of Spouse's Employment will require a letter on spouse's employer's letterhead stating the termination/resignation date, the effective date of coverage termination and the benefits you and other dependents were covered for. Provide this information within the 31 days allowed along with the benefits you wish to elect with the district for you and your dependents.
Example 3) A marriage will require a marriage certificate and if changing to spouse's insurance plan, we require a letter on your spouse's employer's letterhead stating the effective date of coverage and what benefits you and any other dependents will be covered under this new plan. Effective date of coverage must be within the 31 days allowed to drop coverage with the district.
***Note: All documents can be emailed, faxed, mailed, or provided in person.