qualified beneficiary

(C) Special rule for retirees and widows In the case of a qualifying event described in section 1163(6) of this title , the term “qualified beneficiary” includes a covered employee who had retired on or before the date of substantial elimination of coverage and any other individual who, on the day before such qualifying event, is a beneficiary under the plan— (i) as the spouse of the covered employee, (ii) as the dependent child of the employee, or (iii) as the surviving spouse of the covered employee.


29 USC § 1167(3)(C)

Scoping language

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