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In order for you to be covered by your medical insurance, one of you will be the policy holder, and the other will be considered a "dependent" on that policy.

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Q: If a married couple work for the same public employer in NY State is one of them required to be the contract holder of the insurance?
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When you have a primary and secondary insurance will the co-pay from your primary insurance be paid by the secondary insurance?

I have insurance paid for by my employer (primary) and through my husband's employer (secondary). In my experience, I have never had to pay the copay required by my primary because it is covered by my secondary. When I first got married, 2 years ago, I still paid the copay, but the doctor's office would always send me a check for the copay a month later because the secondary paid it.


If you are named beneficiary on an accident life insurance policy and your relationship to owner is listed as wife but never legally married are you still entitled to receive payment?

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

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