Making changes during the year
The benefit coverage you elect remains in effect for the entire calendar year. You can only change your benefits during the year if you have a qualifying change in status (e.g., you get married, have a baby) or another qualifying event in which benefit changes are allowed, as described in the General Information section of the Summary Plan Description (SPD) located on
To make a change, go to
- Update your personal information on BenefitsLink (e.g., add your new dependent, remove an ineligible dependent),
- Make the applicable benefit plan changes, and
- Upload proof of your dependent’s eligibility by uploading to BenefitsLink (preferred) or fax to PeopleLink within the required time frame. If you do not submit the required documents, your dependent will not have coverage.
For more information on making midyear benefit changes, please visit
NOTE: If you plan to enroll a newborn or newly adopted dependent to your Schneider Electric Medical Plan you must do so within 31 calendar days of your child’s date of birth or adoption to ensure medical coverage.