Supplemental Life

When you elect to add an Optional Benefits Life Plans, you have the option of adding:

Supplemental Life Details


  • Group term life insurance
  • Covers employee only
  • Pays in a lump sum


As of January 1, 2003, the following employees are eligible to participate in Optional Benefits:

  • State employees not participating in AlaskaCare, except members of the Labor, Trades and Crafts Unit
  • Employees of a participating political subdivision covered under the terms of the political subdivision’s participation agreement.
  • Leased employees and emergency employees hired for natural disasters are not eligible.

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Benefit Amount

Choice at enrollment of:

  • $10,000
  • $20,000
  • $30,000
  • $40,000
  • $48,000

Important Notes:

  • If selecting Survivor Benefits, the maximum Supplemental Life you may chose is $10,000.
  • If selecting Survivor Benefits, you may elect to not have any Supplemental Life Benefits.
  • If selecting AD&D Benefits, the minimum Supplemental Life you may chose is $10,000.
  • If a member selects a Supplemental Life insurance option that, when combined with Basic Life insurance coverage, amounts to total life insurance coverage exceeding $50,000, the portion of the premiums for the coverage over $50,000 is taxable.

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