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What is an unsubsidized dependent?

Unsubsidized Dependents Covered under a PEBP Plan

  • An unsubsidized dependent is an otherwise eligible spouse/domestic partner or dependent child who remains covered under PEBP while the primary Plan participant transitions medical coverage to the Medicare Exchange.
  • Termination of a primary participant’s coverage will result in termination of the unsubsidized dependents.
  • Unsubsidized dependents enrolled in the CDHP, Premier (EPO) Plan or HMO Plan can decline their coverage at any time (coverage ends the last day of the month of notification).

Unsubsidized Dependents Covered under the Medicare Exchange

  • An unsubsidized dependent is an otherwise eligible spouse/domestic partner who transitions to the Medicare Exchange and elects PEBP dental coverage, while the primary Plan participant remains covered under a PEBP Plan.
  • Termination of a primary participant’s coverage will result in termination of the unsubsidized dependent.
  • Unsubsidized dependents enrolled in the Medicare Exchange with PEBP dental coverage can decline their coverage at any time (coverage ends the last day of the month of notification).