Life events

Important: Life events must be requested within 31 days of the event

Click below to request a life event to be created. You will receive an email within 24–48 hours with instructions for making your elections and submitting your life event for processing. You will be required to provide documentation for your life event in approximately six to eight weeks after elections are completed.

Request a life event (must be on Edward Jones network)

Qualified life events

The changes you can make depend on the type of life event. For example, if you have a new baby, you can add the child to your Edward Jones medical plan, but you cannot drop yourself or others from that coverage.

Click here to view the allowable changes for each life event.

Marriage and new partnerships

Divorce, separation, and end of partnerships

Birth or adoption

Death of covered dependent

You gain or lose eligibility for other coverage

Spouse, domestic partner, or child gains or loses eligibility

Change in employment status

Leaving Edward Jones

If you leave Edward Jones

Review when benefits end and what happens if you leave Edward Jones or lose eligibility for your benefits.

Have your benefit needs changed?

ALEX is a decision-support tool that can help you evaluate how your life event may change your needs and which plans are best for you and your family.

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Adoption Assistance

Get reimbursed up to $5,000 for adoption expenses.

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Leaves of absence

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