Vision Benefit

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There are no additional eligibility requirements to be met for vision coverage if you qualify to enroll in a LACERS medical plan. Your vision benefits are determined by the medical plan in which you enroll.

Eligible Dependents

You may enroll eligible dependent(s) in a LACERS health plan. However, dependents do not receive a separate medical plan premium subsidy.

An eligible dependent may be a:

  • Spouse
  • Domestic Partner (your partnership must be registered with LACERS or your state)
  • Dependent child who is under age 26, except in circumstances where the adult child is eligible to enroll in an employee-sponsored plan or unable to engage in gainful employment because of a mental or physical disability (disability must have occurred before age 26). A “dependent child” includes:
    • A child born to you
    • A child legally adopted by you
    • A step-child living with you in a parent-child relationship
    • A child of whom you have legal custody or guardianship and provide principal financial support
    • Your spouse or domestic partner’s child
  • Grandchild under age 26, if you or your spouse/domestic partner are the legal guardian(s) or have legal custody of the grandchild; or if the grandchild is the child of a dependent child as defined above

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