Critical Illness Insurance

Complement your medical and disability coverage with a lump-sum payment if you experience a specific condition, such as:

  • Cancer
  • Heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Kidney failure
  • Major organ, heart, or bone marrow transplant
  • Coronary artery bypass graft

 

Additional conditions covered

  • Addison’s disease (adrenal hypofunction)
  • amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s disease)
  • cerebrospinal meningitis (bacterial)
  • cerebral palsy
  • cystic fibrosis
  • diphtheria
  • encephalitis
  • Huntington’s disease (Huntington’s chorea)
  • Legionnaires' disease
  • malaria
  • multiple sclerosis (definitive diagnosis)
  • muscular dystrophy
  • myasthenia gravis
  • necrotizing fasciitis
  • osteomyelitis
  • poliomyelitis
  • rabies
  • sickle cell anemia (excluding sickle cell trait)
  • systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
  • systemic sclerosis (scleroderma)
  • tetanus
  • tuberculosis

Coverage Options

  • Choice of $15,000 or $30,000 coverage for yourself
  • Your spouse/domestic partner can be covered at the same level you choose for yourself
  • Your eligible child can be covered at the same level you choose for yourself

To cover your spouse or children, you must enroll in coverage for yourself.

Monthly costs per $1,000 of coverage are shown in the table below.

Age Employee Spouse or Domestic Partner
< 25 $0.09 $0.12
25–29 $0.10 $0.14
30–34 $0.18 $0.23
35–39 $0.33 $0.43
40–44 $0.59 $0.81
45–49 $1.06 $1.31
50–54 $1.80 $2.08
55–59 $2.90 $2.95
60–64 $4.54 $4.17
65–69 $7.03 $5.99
70+ $10.07 $8.68

The monthly cost per $1,000 of coverage for children is $0.06.

How To Enroll

Enroll via the U.S. Benefits Enrollment Site during Open Enrollment or within 31 days of your hire date. You may also enroll after a qualified status change (such as a marriage, birth, or divorce).