An eligible dependent under the County’s health benefit plans is
- Spouse as defined by the Federal Government (Marriage Certificate and Social Security number required)
- Same Sex Spouse – Your legal spouse pursuant to the laws of the states that recognize same sex marriage (Marriage Certificate and Social Security number required)
- Child(ren) under age 26 – (Birth Certificate and Social Security number required). This includes stepchild(ren) or child(ren) of a same sex spouse. If you are only adding the stepchild(ren) or child(ren) of a same sex spouse, you will need to submit a marriage certificate. You will also need to submit the child(ren) birth certificate(s) and it must list your spouse as a parent.
- You may send payments for your benefits to Benefits Administration Division, 1400 McCormick Drive, Suite 245, Largo, Maryland 20774.
We also provide coverage for dependents for who you have assumed legal guardianship or legal custody. Please refer to the County's Health Benefits Manual concerning the requirements for covering these dependents.