Active Members: Eligible Dependents

SHBP covers dependents who are eligible for coverage due to their relationship with the member pursuant to federal and state laws, the State of Georgia Rules & Regulations governing the SHBP, and the Eligibility & Enrollment Provisions.

For Active Members, New Hires, and Newly Eligible Employees, Eligible Dependents include Spouses and the following Dependent Children up to age 26:

  • Natural Child
  • Adopted Child
  • Child Due to Legal Guardianship
  • Stepchild

For more information on continuing coverage for a disabled dependent child, please click here.