Group Term Life Insurance Plan Overview

Cultural Group Benefits offers a quality group term life insurance plan for the benefit of your Cultural Association members. We know your community has many goals and that the financial security of your families is right at the top of the list. The Cultural Group Life Insurance Plan has been created for cultural associations and is now available to help meet the goals of your community.

Act now upon this initial offer, you cannot be turned down for coverage, no matter what your health status. (Cancer, heart disease, weight concerns, high blood pressure, diabetes, accidents — all covered — ) and the list goes on. Again, guaranteed issue is only offered to members who enroll.

Eligibility

All active Cultural Group Members, their spouse and their dependent children who reside in the United States and have a Social Security Number are eligible to enroll for coverage.

Effective Date

Once your enrollment form has been submitted, your coverage becomes effective on the Policy Issue Date of your cultural association. If a current member does not enroll during the guaranteed issue time frame, they may apply through Simplified Issue on the policy anniversary date.

Plan Benefits

  • Coverage is guarantee issue – you cannot be turned down when you enroll for coverage the first time it is offered.
  • Children’s rider benefit is optional in the amount of either $5,000 or $7,500.

Plan Designs

The following Guaranteed Issue coverage amounts are available:

  • Plan 1: $10,000*
  • Plan 2: $15,000*
  • Plan 3: $20,000*
  • Plan 4: $25,000*

* Rates and/or benefits may change on a class basis. At age 65, your benefit amount will reduce to 50% of the basic amount of life insurance. At age 70, your benefit amount will reduce to 10% of the basic amount of life insurance.

First Year Graded Death Benefit

If a death of a member, under the age of 65, occurs during the first year of a member’s insurance coverage there is a 50% reduction from the Life Insurance death benefit amount chosen by the group.

Reduction In Coverage Due to Age

On the premium due date or the next following premium due date you: 1) attain age 65, your life insurance benefit amount will reduce to 50% of the basic amount of life insurance; and 2) attain age 70, your life insurance benefit amount will reduce to 10% of the basic amount of life insurance amount with an appropriate adjustment in premium.

Optional Children’s Benefit

If you participate in your group’s insurance plan, you have the option of purchasing insurance for your dependent children. All your children may be covered.

  • Plan A: $5,000 each child under age 21 — Premium per family for all children: $.40/month
  • Plan B: $7,500 each child under age 21 — Premium per family for all children: $.60/month

The Children’s Benefit covers unmarried, dependent children who are U.S. residents, possess a Social Security Number, and who are at least 15 days old, but under age 23 if a full-time student at an accredited institution of learning. Coverage for dependent children cannot be duplicated if both parents are covered under the policy as insured persons.

Termination of Coverage

As long as you remain an active member, pay your premiums when due, and the Master Policy remains in force, your coverage cannot be terminated.

Dependent Termination

Coverage for Your Dependent Child(ren) ends on the earliest to occur of: 1) the date The Policy terminates: or 2) the Premium Due Date on or next following the date: a) with respect to Your Dependent Child, he or she no longer meets the definition of Dependent Child: b) the required premium is not paid, subject to the Individual Grace Period provision; or 3) the date Your coverage ends. However, if Dependent Child coverage would terminate because of Your death, coverage will continue until the Premium Due Date on or next following Your death.

Exclusions

Suicide: If You or Your Dependent Children commit suicide while sane or insane:

  1. during the first two years of coverage under The Policy, We will only pay the deceased person’s Life Insurance Benefit in an amount equal to the premium paid for coverage to the date of death; and
  2. during the two years immediately following an increase in coverage under The Policy, We will only pay the deceased person’s Life Insurance Benefit in an amount equal to the amount of Life Insurance in force prior to the increase, plus an amount equal to the premium paid for the increase to the date of death.

The full Life Insurance benefit amount for the deceased person is payable if he or she is covered under The Policy and commits suicide after the two year period. The two year period includes the time coverage was in force under a Prior Policy.

Download Brochure

Click Here to Download Our Group Plan Life Insurance Plan Brochure

Receive a Quote

Give your members the opportunity to decide for themselves if this benefit will be right for your community.

Cultural Group Association Census Form – Click Here to Download

Please complete the information requested on the census form to receive a quote.


Underwritten by Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Company, Hartford, CT 06155.

Life Form Series includes GBD-1000, GBD-1100, or state equivalent.

AGL-1942

Not available in all states.

The Hartford® is The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc., and its subsidiaries, including issuing company Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Company.

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