Eligibility and Dependents

Eligibility for Health, Life, and Flexible Spending Account Benefits

Eligibility for health, life, and flexible spending account benefits is based on your employment status, as shown below:

Full-time staff and faculty, limited service staff, and staff covered by collective bargaining agreements—eligible for medical, prescription, behavioral health, dental, vision, life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts

Part-time staff and faculty—eligible for medical, prescription, behavioral health, dental, vision, and life insurance.

Full-time visiting faculty—eligible for medical, prescription, behavioral health

Dependent Eligibility

These dependents are eligible for coverage:

  • Your spouse
  • Your biological and adopted children, and stepchildren, up to the end of the month in which they turn 26. Your spouse’s/partner’s biological and adopted children are eligible if they meet the age and dependent criteria.
  • Your children age 26 or older who are incapable of self-support due to a mental or physical condition that existed prior to age 26 and who were enrolled in your medical plan as dependents prior to age 26.

You must be able to verify your dependents’ eligibility.


Questions?

Contact the Penn Benefits Center
1-888-PENNBEN or 1-888-736-6236