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ineligible dependents enrolled in the County's benefit plans increases the cost
of our plans for you and the County. Retirees adding new dependents will
be asked to provide verification documentation to ensure that people being
covered under County health plans are eligible to be covered. You
will receive detailed information about the dependent verification process and
the required certified documentation (marriage licenses, birth
certificates, adoption certification, etc.) in the mail soon. This service
is being conducted by our contractor and longtime, trusted healthcare partner,
AON Hewitt Health and Benefit Consulting.
Please note: This audit ONLY applies to retirees who add new
dependents under the County’s Health Benefit Plans
Both birth certificates and marriage licenses from any Register of Deeds in NC, and the county where the birth occurred or where the marriage license was issued, are $10.00 for certified copies.
Certified birth certificates dated from 1972 forward in other NC counties can be obtained at the Mecklenburg County Vital Records office for $24.00. The state charges $14.00 to search their system.
Both certified birth certificates and marriage licenses from the NC Vital Records Office is $24.00. Their processing time can be up to 5 weeks. They charge $15.00 to expedite a request or $35.00 to expedite the request and delivery. For more information go to the
NC Vital Records website.
In their mailing to you, AON Hewitt Health and Benefit Consulting will be providing additional resources to obtain marriage licenses or birth certificates from other states.
Additional communications will be provided to those retirees with covered dependents during the review process to provide further guidance on dependent eligibility rules and required documents to verify eligibility.
If you have additional questions or concerns, please call the Employee Services Center at 704-432-MyHR (6947).
Mecklenburg County Public Health encourages all eligible residents ages 12 and older to get a free COVID-19 vaccination.