Life and AD&D
The City of Woodstock provides basic life and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) benefits to give your family a financial cushion and peace of mind if anything should happen to you. Your beneficiary will receive a flat $50,000 in the unfortunate event of your death. If your death is the result of an accident, your beneficiary will receive an additional $50,000 death benefit, for a total benefit amount of $100,000. Please see the Benefit Summaries section for additional details.
Life coverage can help you protect your family’s future, with money to pay for:
Legal or medical expenses
Additional Plan Benefits Include:
Accelerated Death Benefit – Provides an option to withdraw a percentage of your life insurance coverage when diagnosed as terminally ill.
Conversion – If you terminate your employment or become ineligible for this coverage, you have the option to convert all or part of the amount of coverage in force to an individual life policy on the date of termination without Evidence of Insurability. Conversion election must be made within 31 days of your date of termination.
This coverage is provided by the City of Woodstock, through OneAmerica, at no cost to you!
In addition to the basic, employer-paid coverage, you do have the option to purchase additional life insurance for you and your eligible dependents.
Voluntary Life Benefits
In addition to the basic employer paid life and AD&D coverage, you have the option to purchase optional life coverage.
You pay the total cost of this benefit through payroll deductions. You pay a low premium that increases modestly over time.
Coverage can be purchased in increments of $10,000 to a maximum of 5 X Annual Salary up to $500,000. Evidence of Insurability may be required.
Employee must elect coverage for themselves in order to purchase additional life insurance for their dependents.
Spouse – Coverage can be purchased in increments of $5,000 to a maximum of $250,000, not to exceed 100% of the employee elected amount. Evidence of Insurability may be required.
Children – Coverage can be purchased in increments of $1,000 with a minimum of $2,000 up to a maximum of $10,000.
Annual Open Enrollment Period
During open enrollment, you may increase your Voluntary Life and AD&D benefit without completing EOI in $10,000 increments up to the policy maximum ($500,000 or 5x your salary – whichever is less).
Please note that Age Limitations and Reductions may apply. Please see plan documents for coverage details or contact your City of Woodstock Benefits Team.