Optional Supplemental Income Protections (for purchase through MetLife)
You must enroll in these benefits within 60 days of your hire date or during open enrollment, which takes place each May.
- Accident Insurance – This coverage can help pay essential living expenses and costs not covered by your medical insurance (Plan Summary)
- Critical Illness – If a serious illness (such as heart attack, cancer, or stroke) happens to you or a loved one, critical illness insurance provides you with a lump-sum payment that can be used to pay expenses not usually covered by major medical (Plan Summary)
- Hospital Indemnity – Group Hospital Indemnity Insurance can complement your medical coverage by helping to ease the financial impact of hospitalization (Plan Summary)
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Other Optional Supplemental Income Protections Available Through PEHP During Open Enrollment (May Each Year) or After a Qualifying Event
Accident Weekly Indemnity
Accident Weekly Indemnity coverage pays you a weekly amount if you are unable to work due to an accident. The Coverage ranges from $25/week to $500/week, depending on your monthly base salary. The bi-weekly employee cost for this coverage ranges from $0.12 to $2.32. You must be enrolled in Optional AD&D coverage to enroll in Accident Weekly Indemnity Coverage.
Accident Medical Expense
You can enroll in Accident Medical Expense coverage, which will pay you a lump sum of $2,500 if you have an accident that causes high medical expenses, such as a broken limb or heart attack. The bi-weekly cost for employees is $0.38.