Group Life Insurance and Short Term Disability Coverage
Employer Provided Benefits
Employee Life Insurance
FCPS offers group term life insurance as a part of the benefit package to eligible employees at no cost. The policy is equal to twice the base annual earnings, rounded to the nearest $1,000. View the Group Life Insurance Certificate and plan details.
Accidental Death and Dismemberment
The employee life insurance policy includes Accidental Death and Dismemberment coverage. Please contact Doris Toms at 301-644-5052 for questions about this benefit.
Designate a Beneficiary
To change your beneficiary, log into Employee Self Service.
Additional Life Coverage
Employees may elect additional life coverage for themselves, their spouse and children. New employees may choose this coverage with no medical underwriting provided they enroll within 31 days of the date they become eligible for coverage. Current FCPS employees who did not apply during open enrollment period in May 2019, may apply for this coverage at any time. An extended waiting period and medical underwriting will apply.
Additional Life Resources
- Medical History Statement
- Additional Life Coverage Options and Policy Overview
- Life Certificate of Insurance
Short Term Disability Coverage
Short term disability coverage provides a weekly income benefit for employees who are unable to work due to a covered condition. New employees may elect short term disability with no medical underwriting requirement within 31 days of the date they become eligible for insurance with FCPS. Current FCPS employees who did not enroll within 31 days of the date they became eligible, may apply for insurance; an extended benefit waiting period will apply for any claims. To file a claim, please visit The Standard web site at www.standard.com