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K-State Today

October 24, 2016



Open enrollment for optional life insurance ends Oct. 31

By Human Capital Services - Benefits

Optional life insurance is available to all benefit-eligible employees in either the KPERS or the Kansas Board of Regents retirement systems. Open enrollment ends Oct. 31. During open enrollment most members can get guaranteed coverage. You don't need to do anything if you are happy with your current coverage. Any new coverage is effective January 2017.

Who's covered

Anytime coverage

With a few
health questions

Open enrollment

Guaranteed coverage
with no health questions

Member

In $5,000 increments
Plan max $400,000

Add up to $50,000
(to $250,000 guaranteed max)

Spouse

In $5,000 increments
Plan max $100,000

Add up to $25,000

(to $25,000 guaranteed max)

Child

$10,000 or $20,000

$10,000 or $20,000

 

You can find more information, including a life insurance calculator, on the Optional Life Insurance section of the KPERS website.

KPERS members can enroll online through the KPERS member portal.

KBOR members can download the PDF enrollment form and return to Standard Insurance Company at the address on the form. 

Questions? Contact teh Standard Insurance Company toll-free at 1-844-289-2306 or kpersadmin@standard.com