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Life Insurance

Group Number 500878

Benefit Period January 1, 2022 – December 31, 2022

Basic Life Insurance

The City of Akron provides all permanent, full-time, active employees with $50,000 of Basic Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) at no cost to the employee.

You can designate or change your beneficiaries during open enrollment via the online enrollment portal or, complete and return to Employee Benefits a Life Insurance Beneficiary Form. You may change your beneficiary information at any time. Beneficiaries must contact Employee Benefits to initiate an application for benefits.

Optional Life Insurance

You may enroll in Optional Life Insurance through MedMutual Life Insurance Company in $10,000 increments up to 5 times your basic annual earnings (rounded to the next higher $10,000) not to exceed $500,000. Optional Life Insurance coverage is available for Spouse and Dependent Children as long as you elect optional life insurance for yourself.

  • Optional Spouse Life Insurance:  available in $5,000 increments, guarantee issue of $25,000, amount cannot exceed 50% of employee elected amount.
  • Optional Child Life Insurance:  available in choice of $5,000 or $10,000, dependent coverage includes  unmarried children from live birth through age 25, insurance rates cover ALL of your dependent children for one price, you do not multiply the rate by the number of children.

To enroll in the Optional Life Insurance plan you must complete and return to Employee Benefits a “Life Enrollment/Change Request” form which is available HERE and also under forms on this site. Some limitations may apply to when you can enroll.