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    Pima County’s life insurance is provided through Securian Financial. View the chart below for a brief overview of each coverage type.

    Benefit Basic Life & AD&D Supplemental Life Voluntary AD&D Spouse Life Child Life
    Premium Paid by Pima County Based on age/wage Based on wage Based on level of coverage Based on level of coverage
    Benefit Amount $50K/$50K Up to 8x annual salary Up to 8x annual salary $10K
    $20K
    $50K
    $100K
    $10K
    Evidence of Insurability (EOI) Not required Required (Guarantee Issue for new hires up to 4x) Not required Required Not required

    Descriptions of each coverage type:

    Basic Life

    Pima County provides $50,000 of Basic Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance for all benefit eligible employees at no cost to the employee.

    Note: If a spouse, domestic partner or child is eligible as an employee for Basic Life Insurance coverage, they cannot be covered as a dependent under another employee. Only one employee may cover a dependent child.

    Supplemental Life

    Available for benefit eligible employees for up to eight times the employee’s salary, not to exceed $1 million. New employees are guaranteed issue up to four times the employee’s salary, not to exceed $500,000. Premiums are based on your age and wage.

    If additional life insurance coverage is not elected during the first 31 days of employment, you will be required to complete an Evidence of Insurability (EOI) form (a medical history statement) in order to request any additional coverage.

    Voluntary AD&D

    Available for benefit eligible employees for up to eight times the employee’s salary, not to exceed $1 million. AD&D coverage may be elected for employees’ eligible family members. Premiums are based on your age and level of coverage. You must enroll in Supplemental Life Insurance before becoming eligible for this benefit.

    Spouse Life

    Available for benefit eligible employees in policy amounts of $10,000, $25,000, $50,000 or $100,000 at a cost of $1.15, $2.88, $5.77 or $11.54 per pay period. Requires Evidence of Insurability (EOI).

    Child Life

    Available for benefit eligible employees in the amount of $10,000 at a cost of $.46 per pay period. 


    Application Process

    To apply for life insurance, make your elections in the Employee Self-Service (ESS) portal.

    If an EOI is required, you will be notified by email from Securian Financial with further instructions to complete the application process.


    Additional Information

    Refer to Pima County Personnel Policy 8-122 for more information.
    Please keep in mind that the life insurance company will not pay to a beneficiary before they reach the age of 18. Any amount payable to a minor will be paid to the minor's legal guardian. Consider establishing a trust or making specific arrangements for minor beneficiaries.
     
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