MetLife Enhances Life Insurance Portion of Benefits Web Site

October 5, 2009 ( - MetLife announced the launch of its enhanced online employee benefits portal, MyBenefits.

MetLife said in a news release that its recent research led it to enhance the life insurance portion of the MyBenefits portal to help employees understand the value of their group life insurance coverage and the supplemental coverage options that may be available to them (see Survey Supports Importance of Life Insurance Benefits ). Employees eligible for life insurance will have the ability to see detailed information on their current coverage amounts and Statement of Health information, and have access to life insurance planning guides and calculators, and a Life 101 Tutorial that provides an understanding of life insurance and describes how employees’ needs may change based on life events.

In addition, the Web site offers employees twenty-four hour-a-day access to details about any of the 16 products selected by their employer s. I ndividuals can obtain quotes and enroll on line, submit claims and review claim status, and access educational resources such as an online Oral Health Library and decision support tools and calculators.  

Tom Purcaro, senior vice president, MetLife Benefit Services Organization, said in the announcement thatthe portal also “boasts a new sleek design, enhanced metrics, and more intuitive navigation.”

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