News & Updates

What does Short Term Disability provide?

Short Term Disability insurance is designed to pay you a benefit in the event you cannot work because of a covered illness, injury, or pregnancy. This benefit replaces a portion of your income to help you meet your financial commitments in time of need. For more information contact The Standard at 1-888-288-1270.

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May I purchase Voluntary Life Insurance?

Employees and eligible retirees enrolled in a PEBP-sponsored medical plan receive a Basic Life Insurance benefit as part of their benefit package. You may also apply for Voluntary Life coverage to supplement the Basic Life amount. Employees may apply for any multiple of $5,000 up to a maximum of $500,000. Retirees may apply for any...

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Do I have the option to keep my Basic Life and Voluntary Life Insurance coverage if I retire?

You may be eligible under the “Portability and/or Right to Convert” provisions. Details regarding these options are available in the policy Certificates located on The Standard’s website or view the Portability and Conversion FAQ. You must apply in writing to The Standard and pay the first premium within 31 days after your employment terminates.  For...

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What is the Life Services Toolkit?

The Life Services Toolkit provides eligible participants with access to the following online tools and services: Estate Planning Assistance Financial Planning Health and Wellness Identity Theft Protection Funeral Arrangements (calculate funeral costs, find funeral-related services and make decisions in advance) To learn more about the support tools available and the beneficiary services, please see the...

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What is Travel Assistance?

Travel Assistance is available when you travel more than 100 miles from home or internationally for up to 180 days. Dependents traveling on business for their employers are not eligible to access these services during those trips. This program is designed to help active employees, retirees, and employee’s dependents enrolled in a PEBP sponsored medical...

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