On most plans, an eligible dependent will be a covered person’s married spouse and each unmarried child who is not yet age 19. Some plans also allow unmarried children to be covered until ages 23 or 26. Verify the age limit in your benefits booklet.
The term “child” is defined as:
- a) A natural born child;
b) A stepchild;
c) An adopted child; or
d) A child for whom the Covered person is the legal guardian.