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Effective Dates for Basic Benefits

New Employee

As a newly hired employee, your basic employee medical, dental, and life insurance coverage will become effective on the first day of the month following your first day of employment. You can determine the effective date of your basic benefits by using the chart below.

Newly Eligible Employee

As a current employee who becomes eligible for coverage as the result of an appointment change, your basic employee medical, dental, and life insurance coverage will become effective on the first day of the month following the date of the eligible change. If your newly eligible appointment begins on the first day of the month, then your coverage becomes effective on the same day.

You can use the "Coverage Begins:" column below that lists the monthly beginning dates to determine the effective date of your basic benefits.

Effective Dates

Employment Begins During: Coverage Begins:
January 2012 February 1, 2012
February 2012 March 1, 2012
March 2012 April 1, 2012
April 2012 May 1, 2012
May 2012 June 1, 2012
June 2012 July 1, 2012
July 2012 August 1, 2012
August 2012 September 1, 2012
September 2012 October 1, 2012
October 2012 November 1, 2012
November 2012 December 1, 2012
December 2012 January 1, 2013
January 2013 February 1, 2013
February 2013 March 1, 2013