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June 6, 2019

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NJ_BenAdmin created a topic in Health Plans (Including ACA, COBRA, HIPAA)

QMCSO vs Consent Order

We have an employee who is being required by the court to cover his 2 dependent children on our health plan. The employee reached out to inquire why the update was not done. I told him we have yet to receive the QMCSO from the state. The employee provided the signed Consent Order from the court that details the requirement to add the 2 children. He and his attorney think that the Civil Action Order produced by the court for the child support agency did not include a provision to add the children, just the removal of his child support payment; which could be why a QMCSO was never sent. The coverage effective date was 4/1/19 according to the Consent Order and the employee lives in NJ. Thoughts on next steps? Ok to use the Consent Order or should I tell the employee he needs to get a QMCSO generated and sent? I read through the H&W SPD and it doesn't appear that the Consent Order would qualify, but just wanted to get guidance elsewhere.
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Charles created a topic in 401(k) Plans

Auto-Revocation Clause in Plan if Participant Becomes Divorced -- Enforceable?

Are there any cases which support an auto-revocation upon divorce clause in a 401(k) plan as it pertains to a named spouse beneficiary?
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