What is a Qualified Life Event (QLE) and when can employees make changes to their elections?

/What is a Qualified Life Event (QLE) and when can employees make changes to their elections?

For an employee to make changes to their elections outside of the open enrollment period, an employee must experience a qualified life event.

Qualified life events include:

  • Change in legal Marital Status (marriage, divorce, legal separation, death of a spouse)
  • Change in number of dependents (birth, death, adoption)
  • Gain or loss of eligibility of other Group Coverage
  • Change in employment status of employee or spouse (loss of employment, start of employment, change in worksite, leave of absence)
  • Change in place of residence of employee, spouse or dependent
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