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Commonwealth of Virginia Health Benefits Program [1 VAC 55 ‑ 20]
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Chapter Information
Description This regulation contains all the rules governing the health benefit plan for state employees.
State Authority Section 2.2-2818 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority N/A
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation None entered
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Charles Reed  / Associate Director
Address: 101 N. Fourteenth St.
13th floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: charles.reed@dhrm.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)786-3124    FAX: (804)371-0231    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
This action removes the requirement that a covered child be claimed as a dependent on an employee’s federal income tax return - -
Increase the limiting age for dependent children to age 26. - -
Setting contribution rates for the health benefits plan for state employees. - -
These regulations increase the limiting age for dependent children to age 26, while removing any res - -

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
update regulation Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/13/2014.
These regulations increase the limiting age for dependent children to age 26, while removing any residency or employee financial support requirements currently required by the plan. Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 9/16/2010.
This amendment removes the requirement that a child be claimed by an employee as a dependent on their federal income tax return, and sets up dependency criteria based on relationship, residency, age, and self-support. Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/15/2006.
Amends section 1VAC55-20 et seq. to assure that it is in compliance with legislation that has been passed on the state and federal level. Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/16/2004.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
This action will amend section 1VAC 55 320(E) to include adults, other than spouses and incapacitated adult children, as participants in the Health Benefits Plan for State Employees Proposed Stage withdrawn prior to publication in The Virginia Register.
These regulations increase the limiting age for dependent children to age 26, while removing any res Proposed Stage withdrawn before submission to the Registrar.