Yes, if you were enrolled in Basic Life Insurance through Milwaukee County when you were an active employee, you are eligible to continue Basic Life Insurance coverage as a retiree.
No, only retirees who were already enrolled in Basic Life Insurance as an active employee are eligible to continue coverage upon retirement.
If you receive county-paid medical insurance, you will no longer pay any premiums toward your life insurance after age 65.
If you do not qualify for county-paid medical insurance, you will continue paying premiums; however, the premiums will reduce as the value of your life insurance amount reduces.
No, supplemental, spousal and dependent life insurance are not available for county retirees.
Upon request, Milwaukee County will send you a life insurance Change of Beneficiary Form to complete and return to the Benefits Division.
Complete the Life Insurance Claim Form and mail to MetLife with a copy of the death certificate. If you have not already done so, notify Retirement Planning Services at (414) 278-4210.