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Qualifying Status Changes

Qualifying status events include changes in family or employment status. Examples of qualifying events include the following: marriage, birth of a child, dependent eligibility changes, divorce, death, time away from work, retirement, transferring or leaving state employment.

Reporting Qualifying Status Changes

All qualifying status events must be reported and changes completed within 60 calendar days of the event. The effective date of the plan change depends on the benefits package and plan.

Report qualifying status changes to the following:

State of Florida Plans PeopleFirst Service Center
Phone: (866) 663-4735
GatorCare Plans
UFSelect Plans
UF Benefits Office
Phone: (352) 392-2477


IMPORTANT: In general, if the change is not reported and completed within 60 days of your event, you must wait until the next Open Enrollment period to update your elections.

Updating Life Insurance Beneficiaries

Update your life insurance beneficiaries at any time. State life plan beneficiaries may be updated directly with Securian Financial. UF life plan beneficiaries may be viewed and updated in the myUFL portal.