Notification of a Deceased Covered California Member

Submit a copy of one of the following documents.

  1. A written statement that the individual is not deceased. The statement must include:
    • Statement from the individual that he or she is not deceased.
    • Statement from the individual that the information provided is true and correct to the best of his or her knowledge.
    • The date and the signature of the individual who was incorrectly identified as being deceased.
  2. If a consumer is deceased, please notify Covered California.

The following documents are accepted as proof of death:

  • Copy of Death Certificate.
  • Bureau of Vital Statistics records.
  • Widow or survivor’s benefits on the deceased individual’s Social Security number (SSN).
  • Veterans Administration or military service records.
  • Hospital or medical records.
  • Signed funeral director’s statement.
  • Indian census records.
  • Newspaper death notice (obituary).
  • Insurance company records.
  • Social Security records.
  • Institutional records.
  • Veterans Administration death payment correspondence.
  • Insurance company death settlement correspondence.
  • Minister or clergy statement.
  • Proof of executor.
  • Proof of estate.
  • Probate court order (or Letter of Testamentary).
  • Copy of a recorded Affidavit of Death of a Joint Tenant.
  • Copy of a notarized Affidavit for Collection of Personal Property.

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