Enrolling Employee in Automated Benefits

6c.  Basic Life

Plan type = 20

Option Code: Enter in the number the employee has entered as their option code under Basic Life on the Personal Benefits Form. A lookup can be performed anytime you see the magnifying glass.

Dependents/Beneficiaries: A beneficiary is required to be enrolled in Basic Life. If the employee does not designate a primary beneficiary, do not attach a beneficiary to this plan. On the employee’s confirmation statement, it will state in an event a primary beneficiary is not designated, the benefit will be paid based on applicable state law.

Percentage for distribution will need to be entered for each beneficiary listed from the Enrollment form. The totals for all beneficiaries must equal 100 percent. Do not enter Flat Amounts.

You can optionally indicate whether a beneficiary is primary or contingent. If the beneficiary is contingent (secondary to a primary beneficiary), select Contingent. If you set up a primary beneficiary to receive 100 percent of the benefit, all other beneficiaries must have Contingent selected. The amounts attributed to primary beneficiaries must add up to 100 percent; amounts attributed to contingent beneficiaries must also add up to 100 percent.

In the Requirements section when Elect Required is checked on, the employee must be enrolled in the Basic Life plan. If not enrolled, Benefits Administration will note the absence of elections for this plan type and error this employee. They will need to be revisited to fix the errors before a successful run through Benefits Administration for finalization can take place.

 

 


 

6d.  Supplemental Life

Plan type = 21

Option Code: Enter in the number the employee has entered as their option code under Supplemental Life on the Personal Benefits Form.  

The employee does have the option to WAIVE this coverage. W – Waive Coverage should be entered as the Option Code if the employee chooses to waive.

Dependents/Beneficiaries: Not required, but if given the information make sure to attach the beneficiary here.

Percentage for distribution will need to be entered for each beneficiary listed from the Enrollment form. The totals for all beneficiaries must equal 100 percent. Do not enter Flat amounts.

You can optionally indicate whether a beneficiary is primary or contingent. If the beneficiary is contingent (secondary to a primary beneficiary), select Contingent. If you set up a primary beneficiary to receive 100 percent of the benefit, all other beneficiaries must have Contingent selected. The amounts attributed to primary beneficiaries must add up to 100 percent; amounts attributed to contingent beneficiaries must also add up to 100 percent.

 

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