In one limited situation, the Retired Trust Plan will continue benefits to your spouse without self-payments after your death. If you die while enrolled in the Early Retiree Plan and your spouse is between the ages of 62 and 65 (if you were enrolled in the age 62 to 65 plan) or is between the ages of 60 and 65 (if you were enrolled in the age 60 to 65 plan), coverage will continue until the last day of the month in which either of the following events occur:
1. Your spouse reaches age 65; or
2. Your spouse is under age 65, eligible for Medicare because of disability and does not remain continuously covered by Medicare Parts A and B, whichever comes first.
In the event coverage under Retired Plan A, B, C ends for a retiree because of death, your spouse is under age 65 or your children still qualify as dependents, coverage will continue to be provided for your spouse or children as follows:
1. For your spouse, until he/she reaches age 65 or becomes eligible for Medicare, whichever occurs first, as long as self-payments are made in a timely manner.
2. For your dependent child, until he/she ceases to be a dependent under the Retired Trust Plan, as long as self-payments are made in a timely manner.
In the event your coverage under the Medicare Supplement/Medicare HMO Plan ends for a retiree because of death, your dependents can continue on the Medicare Supplement/Medicare HMO Plan.