Eligibility FAQs

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Eligibility FAQs2018-07-18T17:03:47+00:00

You are eligible for benefits if you normally work at least 32 hours per week as an employee of an Ensign-affiliated company and have completed your benefits waiting period.

You are eligible for medical and the Health Savings Account (HSA) if you work 30 or 31 hours as an employee of an Ensign-affiliated company and have completed your benefits waiting period.

The effective date for your benefits coverage* depends on your Job title/Classification as shown below:

  • Department heads, nurses, therapists and Service Center/Cornet employees: Benefits are effective the first of the month following your date of hire, provided you enroll within 30 days following your date of hire. Example: If you are hired April 5, your benefits are effective on May 1, provided you enroll by May 5.
  • Other employees of an Ensign Services-affiliated company: Benefits are effective the first of the month following 60 days of employment, provided you enroll within 30 days following your date of hire. Example: If you are hired May 15, your benefits are effective on August 1, provided you enroll by June 14.
  • Enrolled dependents: Dependent coverage begins at the same time as your employee coverage begins, provided documentation of a dependent’s eligibility, such as a marriage or birth certificate, is submitted within 30 days of your date of hire. You can submit documentation through Workday inbox or by emailing copies to benefits@ensignservices.net.

*Note: The effective date for Voluntary Benefits is shown on the relevant page for each benefit.

Click here for more information on Voluntary Benefits.

If you have recently become eligible for benefits due to a work status change to a full-time employee, you are eligible the first of the month following the date of the change as long as you have met your initial waiting period, based on your job title/classification as shown below:

  • Department heads, nurses, therapists and Service Center/Cornet employees: Benefits are effective the first of the month after you become a full-time employee, provided you enroll within 30 days following the date you become a full-time employee. Example: If you become a full-time employee on April 5, your benefits are effective on May 1, provided you enroll by May 5.
  • Other employees of an Ensign Services-affiliated company: Benefits are effective the first of the month following 60 days after you become a full-time employee, provided you enroll within 30 days following the date you become a full-time employee. Example: If you become a full-time employee on May 15, your benefits are effective on August 1, provided you enroll by June 14.
For more information about Eligibility, click here.