Making Changes During the Year

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You are not allowed to make changes to your benefits during the year unless you have a change in status such as marriage, birth, death, divorce, dissolution of domestic partnership, a dependent losing eligibility, or a change in your or your spouse’s job that affects benefits eligibility.

You must notify your Department’s Service Center​ within 30 days of your status change. You may be allowed to change your benefits, consistent with the type of change. For example, if you have a baby, you may enroll her in your medical plan; however, you are not allowed to change from Kaiser to the POS medical plan.

Refer to the Annual Required Notices section of the Benefits Guide (PDF) or the County's Cafeteria Plan Document (PDF) for more information about changing your benefits mid-year.

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