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Reporting a Death

​Basic Group Term Life Insurance for Excluded Employees

Reporting a Death

Department personnel offices are responsible for immediately reporting the death of a covered employee to MetLife Insurance Company at 1-800-252-8524. The person reporting the death must have the following information available:


  • Employee name

  • Bargaining unit affiliation

  • Social Security Number

  • Date of birth

  • Date of death

  • Marital or registered domestic partner status

  • Cause of death (if known), name, address, and phone number of next of kin on file, along with the name, department, and phone number of the person reporting of death

  • Claim number will always be Policy No. 74503


Employees are responsible for reporting the death of a covered spouse, registered domestic partner, or dependent directly to MetLife.

  Updated: 3/2/2015
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