FAQs

If your leave without pay (LWOP) is expected to last longer than 30 days, you have two options: Cancel your health benefit plan enrollment during your leave of absence. You must complete an EC-1 enrollment form (or EC-1H for HSTA VB members) within 45 days from your authorized leave date to cancel coverage, and may ...
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Yes.  Complete an EC-1 enrollment form (or EC-1H for HSTA VB members) and submit it to your departmental human resources office or enrollment designee within 45 days from the date you lost coverage under your spouse’s plan.  For DOE employees, you must submit your form to: DOE-EBU PO Box 2360 Honolulu, HI 96804 Attach a ...
Read More I was covered under my spouse’s health insurance and we recently lost our coverage. Can I enroll into my EUTF coverage right away?

Employees must immediately notify EUTF of their divorce. Employees need to complete an EC-1 enrollment form (or EC-1H for HSTA VB members) and submit it to their departmental human resources office or enrollment designee within 45 days of your divorce date to terminate their ex-spouse’s coverage.  Employees must also attach pages 1 and 2 of ...
Read More I’m getting divorced and my spouse is covered under my EUTF plans. What should I do?

Complete an EC-1 enrollment form (or EC-1H for HSTA VB members) and submit it to your departmental human resources office or enrollment designee within 45 days of your loss of coverage under your spouse’s plan.  For DOE employees, you must submit your form to: DOE-EBU PO Box 2360 Honolulu, HI 96804 Attach a loss of ...
Read More I’m getting divorced and I’m covered under my spouse’s non-EUTF plan. What should I do?

Complete an EC-1 enrollment form (or EC-1H for HSTA VB members) and submit it to your departmental human resources office or enrollment designee with a copy of your marriage certificate within 45 days of your marriage date. You can add your spouse to your current plans – you cannot change plans.  For DOE employees, you ...
Read More I’m getting married and want to add my spouse. What do I need to do?

Yes.  To enroll your spouse/partner, add their information to the EC-1 enrollment form (or EC-1H for HSTA VB members) and submit it to your departmental human resources office or enrollment designee within 180 days of the baby’s birthday.  For DOE employees, you must submit your form to: DOE-EBU PO Box 2360 Honolulu, HI 96804 If ...
Read More If I have a baby, can I also enroll my spouse/partner to the plan?

Complete an EC-1 enrollment form (or EC-1H for HSTA VB members) and submit it to your departmental human resources office or enrollment designee within 180 days of the baby’s birthday.  For DOE employees, you must submit your form to: DOE-EBU PO Box 2360 Honolulu, HI 96804 A copy of the birth certificate and social security ...
Read More I’m having a baby. What do I need to do to enroll my baby in my health plans?

Active employees include those who are employed by the State or County who will be working for more than three months in a position that requires more than 50% full-time equivalent.  As an active employee you are eligible to enroll: Yourself Your spouse or domestic partner Your children under age 26 for medical and prescription ...
Read More Who is eligible for active employee health benefits?

The COBRA Election Notice offers employees and/or their dependents temporary continuation of their health plan coverage when their coverage would otherwise end because of certain qualifying events (i.e., end of employment, child ceasing to be an eligible dependent child, etc.).  The maximum period of COBRA coverage is generally either 18 or 36 months, depending on ...
Read More Why did I receive a COBRA Election Notice?

You will receive a COBRA General Notice if you make changes to your plan enrollment.  This notice contains information about your right to COBRA continuation coverage, which is a temporary extension of coverage under EUTF plans when coverage under the plan would normally cease.  This notice generally explains COBRA continuation coverage, when it may become ...
Read More Why did I receive a COBRA General Notice in the mail?