Oregon
Rule Rule 111-050-0025
Effective Dates


(1)

Benefit plan changes or initial elections, unless otherwise specified in a collective bargaining agreement or documented entity policy in effect on June 30, 2008, are effective on the first of the month following termination of the active employee coverages.

(2)

Effective Dates for Qualified Status Changes. Covered dependent changes are effective the first of the month following the date of the event causing the dependent to be eligible under OEBB administrative rules with the following exceptions:

(a)

Coverage for a newborn child is effective on the date of birth. Retired eligible employee must add the newborn child to their benefit plans within 60 calendar days from the date of birth for the newborn child to be eligible for benefit coverage.

(b)

Coverage for a newly adopted child is effective the date of the adoption decree or date of placement for adoption. Retired eligible employee must add the adopted child to their benefit plans within 60 calendar days from the date of the decree or placement for the newly adopted child to be eligible for benefit coverage; and

(A)

Eligible Early Retiree must submit the adoption agreement with the enrollment forms to the Entity.

(B)

Claims payments will not be made for expenses incurred prior to the date of decree or placement.

(c)

Coverage for an eligible grandchild is as follows:

(A)

If the legal guardianship is finalized within the first 60 days following the birth of the grandchild, coverage will be effective retroactive to the date of the birth.

(B)

If the legal guardianship is finalized 61 or more days from the date of birth of the grandchild, the coverage will be effective the first of the month following the date the guardianship documents are finalized.

(C)

If the legal guardianship is finalized 61 to 180 days from the date of birth of the grandchild, and the effective date of legal guardianship is retroactive to the grandchilds date of birth, coverage will be effective retroactive to the date of birth. If legal guardianship is finalized after 180 days coverage will be effective the first of the month following the date the guardianship documents are finalized.
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