Oregon
Rule Rule 101-020-0020
Newborn and Adopted Child Enrollment


(1)

An eligible employees biological newborn child receives PEBB-sponsored medical and dental insurance coverage under the newborns own coverage from the moment of birth through the first 31 days of life without completing PEBB forms. To continue coverage beyond the first 31 days of coverage the eligible employee must enroll the newborn child to their benefit plans within 30 days from the date of birth by submitting the correct enrollment update forms. (2) An eligible employees newly adopted child receives PEBB-sponsored medical and dental insurance coverage under the adopted childs own coverage from the date of the adoption decree or date of placement for adoption through the first 31 days without completing PEBB forms. To continue coverage beyond the first 31 days of coverage the eligible employee must enroll the adopted child to their benefit plans within 30 days from the date of the decree or placement by submitting the correct enrollment update forms. (a) The eligible employee must submit the adoption agreement or placement agreement with the enrollment forms to the agency. Placement for adoption requires the submission of an Affidavit of Dependency with enrollment forms with legal documentation of the placement. Upon adoption completion, a copy of the finalized adoption document must be submitted to the employees agency. (b) Claims payment will not occur prior to the adoption decree or placement for adoption date. (3) A request to enroll a biological newborn or newly adopted child beyond 30 days of the date of birth, adoption decree, or placement for adoption is late enrollment as specified in OAR 101-020-0040.
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Aug. 20, 2019