What is a “qualifying event”?

It is an event that may trigger a need for health insurance or to make changes to your health plan. Many qualifying life events can make you eligible for a special enrollment period. Examples of qualifying events include: Losing coverage through your employer/ Ending COBRA coverage/ Getting married or divorced/ Loss of a family member/ Having a baby/ Adopting a child

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1. Personnel Board FAQs
2. I want to make changes to my benefits. When is the best time to do that?
3. What is a “qualifying event”?
4. Can I add my domestic partner to my health insurance?
5. Are TON Employees eligible for MA Paid Family Medical Leave (PFMLA)?
6. Am I eligible to continue my health plan through COBRA upon termination/ separation?
7. When does WC payments kick in?
8. Will I be paid my sick time when I leave the Town of Nantucket?Will I be paid my sick time when I leave the Town of Nantucket?
9. When can I retire with the Town of Nantucket?
10. Why are collective bargaining agreements different from each other and not all the same COLA or cost?