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Can a spouse be dropped from health insurance if they are still married?

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2017-03-17 13:07:48
2017-03-17 13:07:48

A person can certainly choose to drop a spouse from their coverage with one exception. If the employer is paying 100% for the employee and spouse then the employee can not opt out of coverage since it costs them nothing. You may be required to show that the spouse has alternate coverage. Check with your HR department or benefits coordinator.

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