Definitions

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Family Member – includes the employee's spouse, child or parent, but not a parent in-law. Child is defined as the biological son or daughter, adopted, or foster child, stepchild, or legal ward, or a child for whom the employee stands in loco parent as (standing in the place of a parent), who is either under 18 years of age, or 18 years or older but is not able to care for him/herself because of physical or mental disability. A parent is any individual who assumed day-to-day and financial responsibility for the employee when the employee was a child. A spouse is defined as your legally married spouse; domestic partners are not covered.

Serious Health Condition – is defined as an illness, injury, impairment, or physical or mental condition that involves a period of incapacity or treatment following in-patient care in a hospital, hospice, or residential medical care facility; a period of incapacity requiring more than three days' absence from work and continuing treatment by a health care provider; or continuing treatment by a health care provider for a chronic or long-term health condition that is so serious that, if not treated would likely result in incapacity of more than three (3) days: or continuing treatment by or under the supervision of a health care provider of a chronic or long-term condition or disability that is incurable; or prenatal care.

Health Care Provider – is any doctor of medicine or osteopathy, podiatrist, optometrist, and nurse practitioner or nurse midwife performing within the scope of their practice as defined under state law. Christian Science practitioners and Chiropractors are healthcare providers to the extent defined under regulations issued by the US Department of Labor.

Covered Service Member – includes the employee's spouse, son, daughter, parent or next of kin (defined as the nearest blood relative) who is a member of the Armed Forces, including a member of the National Guard or Reserves.