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Services to help navigate what life may bring, at no additional cost to you!
Learn more about the tools and resources available to help guide your employees through life's opportunities, transitions and challenges.
Covered plan participants may have access to the following services.
1 Services and discounts are provided through a member of the Dignity Memorial® Network, a brand name used to identify a network of licensed funeral, cremation and cemetery providers that are affiliates of Service Corporation International (together with its affiliates, “SCI”), 1929 Allen Parkway, Houston, Texas. The online planning site is provided by SCI Shared Resources, LLC. SCI is not affiliated with MetLife, and the services provided by Dignity Memorial members are separate and apart from the insurance provided by MetLife. Not available in some states. SCI offers planning services, expert assistance, and bereavement travel services to anyone regardless of affiliation with MetLife. Discounts through Dignity Memorial’s network of funeral providers have been pre-negotiated. Not available where prohibited by law. Not approved in AK, FL, KY, MT, ND, and NY. If the group policy is issued in an approved state, the discount is available for funeral services held in any state except KY and NY, or where there is no Dignity Memorial presence (AK, MT, ND, SD, and WY). For MI and TN, the funeral services discount is available for “At Need” services only.
2 Digital Estate Planning is not available for customers sitused in FL or located in GU, PR and VI. It is not included with dependent life coverages. Domestic Partnerships are not currently supported however members in a domestic partnership may use a MetLife Legal Plans attorney for their planning needs. Online Notary is not available in all states. Group legal plans are provided by MetLife Legal Plans, Inc., Cleveland, OH. In certain states, group legal plans are provided through insurance coverage underwritten by Metropolitan General Insurance Company, Warwick, RI.
3 Will Preparation is offered by MetLife Legal Plans, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. In certain states, legal services benefits are provided through insurance coverage underwritten by Metropolitan General Insurance Company, Warwick, Rhode Island. For New York sitused or principally located cases, the Will Preparation service is an expanded offering that includes office consultations and telephone advice for certain other legal matters beyond Will Preparation. Tax Planning and preparation of Living Trusts are not covered by the Will Preparation Service.
4 MetLife administers the Delivering the Promise, Transition Solutions and Retirewise programs, but has arranged for specially-trained third party financial professionals to offer financial education. The financial professionals providing financial education are not affiliated with MetLife but are providing the program under a service provider contract.
5 All coverage amounts are subject to applicable state laws. To take advantage of this benefit, coverage of at least $10,000 or $20,000 (depending on plan design) must be elected.
7 Travel Assistance services are offered and administered by AXA Assistance USA, Inc. Certain benefits provided under the Travel Assistance program are underwritten by Certain Underwriters at Lloyd's London (not incorporated) through Lloyd's Illinois, Inc. Neither AXA Assistance USA Inc. nor the Lloyd's entities are affiliated with MetLife, and the services and benefits they provide are separate and apart from the insurance provided by MetLife.
8 In all states but New York, the services available are Grief Counseling and Funeral Assistance. In New York, the services available are Beneficiary Grief Counseling. All services are provided through an agreement with LifeWorks. US Inc. LifeWorks is not an affiliate of MetLife, and the services LifeWorks provides are separate and apart from the insurance provided by MetLife. LifeWorks has a nationwide network of over 30,000 counselors. Counselors have master’s or doctoral degrees and are licensed professionals. The Grief Counseling program does not provide support for issues such as: domestic issues, parenting issues, or marital/relationship issues (other than a finalized divorce). For such issues, members should inquire with their human resources department about available company resources. This program is available to insureds, their dependents and beneficiaries who have received a serious medical diagnosis or suffered a loss. The Beneficiary Grief Counseling program is available only to beneficiaries of MetLife group Life Insurance programs. Events that may result in a loss are not covered under either program unless and until such loss has occurred. Services are not available in all jurisdictions and are subject to regulatory approval. Not available on all policy forms.
9 Estate Resolution Services are offered by MetLife Legal Plans, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. In certain states, Estate Resolution Services are provided through insurance coverage underwritten by Metropolitan General Insurance Company, Warwick, Rhode Island. Exclusions: The following services are not covered by the service: Matters in which there is a conflict of interest between the executor, administrator, any beneficiary or heir and the estate; any disputes with the Certificate holder, Employer, Plan Attorneys, MetLife and/or any of its affiliates; any disputes involving statutory benefits; Will contests or litigation outside Probate Court; Appeals; Court costs, filing fees, recording fees, transcripts, witness fees, expenses to a third party, judgments or fines; and frivolous or unethical matters.
10 Subject to state law, and/or group policyholder direction, the Total Control Account is provided for all Life and AD&D benefits of $5,000 or more. The assets backing the Total Control Account (TCA) are maintained in the general account of MetLife or the Issuing Insurance Company. These general accounts are subject to the creditors of MetLife or the respective Issuing Insurance Company. MetLife or the Issuing Insurance Company bears the investment experience of such assets and expects to earn income sufficient to pay interest to TCA Accountholders and to make a profit on the operation of the TCAs. Regardless of the investment experience of such assets, the effective annual rate on the Account will not be less than the rate guaranteed on the welcome guide. The TCA and other available settlement options are not bank products and are not insured by the FDIC or any other governmental agency. In addition, while the funds in your account are not insured by the FDIC, they are guaranteed by each state’s insurance guarantee association. The coverage limits vary by state. Please contact the National Organization of Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Associations (www.NOLHGA.com or 703-481-5206) to learn more. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT YOUR STATE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE.
11 The information and materials included in MetLife’s Health and Wellness Information Library, including all toolkits, modules, template communications, text, charts, graphics and other materials, (collectively, the “Content”) are intended to provide general guidance on health and wellness matters and are not, and should not be relied on as, medical advice. While the Content is based on resources that MetLife believes to be well-documented, MetLife is not responsible for the accuracy of the Content, and you rely on the Content at your own risk. Each person’s condition and health circumstances are unique, and therefore the Content may not apply to you. The Content is not a substitute for professional medical advice. You should always consult your licensed health care professional for the diagnosis and treatment of any medical condition and before starting or changing your health regimen, including seeking advice regarding what drugs, diet, exercise routines, physical activities or procedures are appropriate for your particular condition and circumstances.
12 Cost of insurance rates are determined using methodologies that vary by company. These rates can vary and will generally increase with age. Rates for active employees may be different than those available to terminated or retired employees. It’s important to look at all factors when evaluating the overall competitiveness of rates and the value of life insurance coverage.