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Human Resources Administrative Practice Manual:
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Group Life Insurance

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Official Title Policy on Group Life Insurance
Abbreviated Title Group Life Insurance
Volume Human Resources
Responsible Office Human Resources
Originally issued
Revised December 2007

Policy Statement

Group life insurance, with accidental death and dismemberment coverage, shall be made available to regular employees of the University System who work three-quarters time (30 hours per week) or more on a regular basis.

Reason for Policy

This policy provides basic overview of provision of group life insurance within the University System of Georgia.

Entities Affected By This Policy

All units of the University System of Georgia are covered by this policy.

Who Should Read This Policy

All employees within the University System of Georgia should be aware of this policy.

Contacts

Contact Phone Email/URL
Associate Vice Chancellor for Total Rewards 404-962-3248 karin.elliott@usg.edu
Institution Chief Human Resources Officers See University System HR Officer Listing at http://www.usg.edu/hr/officers/

Website Address for This Policy

None

Related Documents/Resources

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Definitions

These definitions apply to these terms as they are used in this policy:

  • Board of Regents: The governing body of the University System of Georgia

Overview

Group life insurance, with accidental death and dismemberment coverage, shall be made available to regular employees of the University System who work one-half time or more. The University System, as employer, shall pay the premium on the basic amount of life insurance, which shall be $25,000. This amount of insurance is designated “basic life insurance” and the maximum premium therefore shall be established by the Board. In addition, “supplemental life insurance” may be offered to these same employees with no employer participation in the premiums. Group life insurance for dependents of these employees shall be made available to them in amounts which shall be established from time to time by the Board. There shall be no employer contribution to the dependent life insurance premiums

Responsibilities

The responsibilities each party has in connection with the Policy on Group Life Insurance are:

Party Responsibility
Associate Vice Chancellor for Life and Health Benefits Ensure compliance with policy.
Institution Chief Human Resources Officers Ensure compliance with policy.

Forms

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Appendices

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