You can make changes to these plans once a month by initiating a benefits event in MyDay. Follow these instructions to make a Qualified Transportation Expense change and follow these instructions to make a change to your Tax Deferred Annuity election. Your change will take effect on the first of the month following the date of your MyDay change. For further assistance with MyDay, contact MyDayHelp@newschool.edu. For any benefits assistance, contact Benefits Help at 212.229.5671 x4942 or visit Human Resources at
80 Fifth Avenue, 8th floor, New York City.
If you and/or your qualified dependent(s) lose eligibility under CHIP (Children's Health Insurance Program) or Medicaid or have been determined eligible for state premium assistance under either the CHIP or Medicaid programs, you and your qualified dependents have 60 days from the date coverage ends or the eligibility determination date to end coverage or enroll.
Generally you may only change your elections for these plans once a year, during the university's annual Open Enrollment period. However, you may change your elections during the calendar year if you have a Change in Status as defined by the Internal Revenue Code.
Change requests must be made no later than 31 days after the date of the status change as described below.
Marriage, death of spouse, divorce or annulment, legal separation.
Birth, adoption or placement for adoption, death of dependent child, newly eligible dependents due to plan design change, dependent no longer eligible according to the terms of the plan, loss of student status, marriage of dependent child.
Domestic partner gain or loss of other coverage, a newly established domestic partnership, termination of an existing domestic partnership.
Employee or dependent loses other coverage.
Commencement or termination of employment, commencement or return from
an unpaid leave of absence, change in employment classification that
affects the individual's eligibility under the plans, and change in
You or another individual is required to provide health coverage for your dependent child(ren).
Establishing a domestic partnership with a state or local municipality,
or termination of a domestic partnership or change in residence of the
employee, spouse, domestic partner or dependent child(ren).
The provider of the dependent care changes or your cost for dependent care significantly increases or decreases.
In the case of the birth of a child, the change becomes effective on the child's date of birth. All other changes become effective the first of the month following the event.
For any assistance with
MyDayHelp@newschool.edu or contact Benefits at 212.229.5671 x4942.
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