MetLife Beefs Up Benefits Management Site

April 25, 2003 ( - Employees of companies offering MetLife benefits products may have an easier time keeping track of their coverage with recent enhancements to MetLife's benefits management Web site.

According to a MetLife announcement, the newly added MyAccount features gives a comprehensive summary of an employee’s benefits options and selections, displaying such information as the type of dental plan elected, claim processing details, the amount of group life insurance selected and coverage levels for auto and home insurance.

Employees can see a detailed list of recent benefits transactions on their home page and access information on voluntary benefit offerings including auto and home insurance, group legal plans, long-term care insurance, pet insurance, and vision care.

Other new features include:

  • message boxes for employers and MetLife to send reminders about enrollment dates and new product offerings
  • the ability to download forms for claim filing, enrollment, and beneficiary designation
  • enhanced security.

Initially launched in June 2000, MyBenefits is now offered to 800 corporate customers and six million of their employees.