(A) If the participant and child(ren) and their mailing addresses (or that of a Substituted Official or Agency) are identified above, and if coverage for the child(ren) is or ill become available, this Notice constitutes a "qualified medical child support order
" (QMCSO) under ERISA or CSPIA, as applicable.
New ERISA Section 609 sets up a procedure that requires group health plans to honor a "qualified medical child support order
" issued under state domestic law and requiring health benefits be provided to a child.
Dundee, an attorney who specializes in qualified domestic relations orders and qualified medical child support orders
, provides a reference for plan sponsors and administrators, employee benefits managers, and attorneys that answers questions about the review, administration, and preparation of retirement plan divisions in divorce.