If you are enrolled in the State-paid group term life insurance plan, you can purchase additional insurance coverage from MetLife. Under the voluntary supplemental life insurance plan, you may elect coverage in increments of $10,000 up to the lesser of $200,000 or 4 times your basic annual earnings. You have the opportunity to take advantage of the State's group purchasing power by securing significant amounts of supplemental life insurance at competitive rates.
An administrative fee of .20 cents per month is charged in addition to the monthly premium. If you choose to enroll, the monthly supplemental life insurance premium will be automatically deducted from your paycheck.
For more information about this coverage, please contact Metlife at 1-800-252-8524.
You may also purchase additional life insurance coverage for your spouse or domestic partner and dependent children. The plan provides for $7,500 coverage for your spouse or domestic partner and $7,500 coverage for each unmarried dependent child age 6 months to under 23 years. A dependent child age birth to 6 months is covered by a $750 benefit. The monthly premium for your dependent coverage is $1.85 if you are under age 65 and $7.25 if you are age 65 or older.