Human Resources

Same-Sex Marriage Benefits

Employees whose marriages will be legally recognized in Florida as of Jan. 6, 2015, have a qualifying status change event window between Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015 through Friday, March 6, 2015, to enroll in a family plan. If they wish to enroll, these employees must complete the following steps:

  1. Call the People First Service Center toll free at 866-663-4735. TTY users call 866-221-0268. Service center hours are weekdays from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern time.
  2. Supply the names, birth dates and Social Security numbers for the legal spouse and any eligible dependent children to be covered.
  3. Certify that the spouse and children meet eligibility requirements.

For questions about eligibility, enrollment and payments, employees should call People First. For questions about plan benefits, employees may visit the myBenefits website or contact the insurance companies directly.

Please visit the USF HR Benefits page for information about submission deadlines. If you have questions or need additional information, Nancy Torres by email or phone at 813-974-5387.