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Health

On June 26, 2013, the Supreme Court ruled that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional. As a result of the Supreme Court’s decision, legally married same-sex spouses are eligible family members. The same benefits that are currently available to opposite-sex spouses of Federal employees and annuitants are available to same-sex spouses. Coverage is available to a legally married same-sex spouse of a Federal employee or annuitant, regardless of his or her state of residency.

In addition, the children of same-sex marriages will be treated in the same manner as those of opposite-sex marriages and will be eligible family members according to the same eligibility guidelines. This includes coverage for children of same-sex spouses as stepchildren.

Dental or Vision

On June 26, 2013, the Supreme Court ruled that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional. As a result of the Supreme Court’s decision, legally married same-sex spouses are eligible family members. The same benefits that are currently available to opposite-sex spouses of Federal employees and annuitants are now available to same-sex spouses. Coverage is available to a legally married same-sex spouse of a Federal employee or annuitant, regardless of his or her state of residency.

In addition, the children of same-sex marriages will be treated in the same manner as those of opposite-sex marriages and will be eligible family members according to the same eligibility guidelines. This includes coverage for children of same-sex spouses as stepchildren.

Life

On June 26, 2013, the Supreme Court ruled that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional. As a result of the Supreme Court’s decision, legally married same-sex spouses are eligible family members. The same benefits that are currently available to opposite-sex spouses of Federal employees and annuitants are available to same-sex spouses. Coverage is available to a legally married same-sex spouse of a Federal employee or annuitant, regardless of his or her state of residency.

In addition, the children of same-sex marriages will be treated in the same manner as those of opposite-sex marriages and will be eligible family members according to the same eligibility guidelines. This includes coverage for children of same-sex spouses as stepchildren.

Flexible Spending Accounts

On June 26, 2013, the Supreme Court ruled that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional. As a result of the Supreme Court’s decision, legally married same-sex spouses are eligible family members. The same benefits that are currently available to opposite-sex spouses of Federal employees and annuitants are available to same-sex spouses. Coverage is available to a legally married same-sex spouse of a Federal employee or annuitant, regardless of his or her state of residency.

In addition, the children of same-sex marriages will be treated in the same manner as those of opposite-sex marriages and will be eligible family members according to the same eligibility guidelines. This includes coverage for children of same-sex spouses as stepchildren.

Long Term Care

On June 26, 2013, the Supreme Court ruled that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional. As a result of the Supreme Court’s decision, legally married same-sex spouses are eligible family members. The same benefits that are currently available to opposite-sex spouses of Federal employees and annuitants are available to same-sex spouses. Coverage is available to a legally married same-sex spouse of a Federal employee or annuitant, regardless of his or her state of residency.

In addition, the children of same-sex marriages will be treated in the same manner as those of opposite-sex marriages and will be eligible family members according to the same eligibility guidelines. This includes coverage for children of same-sex spouses as stepchildren.

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