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Voluntary Benefits for UAPD Members

Per member request, UAPD is offering additional insurance plans that are not available to Choices participants, as well as plans that have advantages over what the County offers. Premium payments for all plans except Pet Insurance can be paid through payroll deduction. Open Enrollment ends October 18, 2021.

If you are ready to enroll yourself in a plan, you can do that online anytime before October 18, 2021.

If you have questions about coverage or need assistance enrolling, you can schedule a time to talk one-on-one with a benefits counselor.

We will be hosting online and in-person informational sessions where you can learn more about the insurance plans offered through UAPD and talk to other members about why they purchased policies. Check out meeting times and RSVP.

WHAT THE UAPD BENEFIT FUND OFFERs

1. LONG TERM DISABILITY INSURANCE

Long term disability insurance replaces a portion of your income during an extended illness or after a disabling accident. The long term disability insurance offered through UAPD has several advantages over the plan offered by LA County, as shown in the diagram above.

Download the Summary of Benefits (PDF) to learn cost and coverage information for the plan being offered to UAPD members.

When you’re ready, you can enroll yourself or schedule a time to talk one-on-one with a benefits counselor who can answer your questions and get you enrolled. Open enrollment ends October 18, 2021.

2. SHORT TERM DISABILITY INSURANCE

Short-term disability is an insurance benefit that replaces part of your income if an injury or illness makes you unable to work for a limited time period. Short term disability insurance is not offered as part of Los Angeles County’s Choices benefit plan.

Download the Summary of Benefits (pdf) to learn cost and coverage information for the plan being offered to UAPD members.

When you’re ready, you can enroll yourself or schedule a time to talk one-on-one with a benefits counselor who can answer your questions and get you enrolled. Open enrollment ends October 18, 2021.

3. OTHER gREAT PLANS

Life Insurance

Death benefit coverage up to $200,000, with long-term care insurance available. No medical exam required. Enroll with a UAPD benefits counselor or through the online enrollment portal.

Pet Insurance

Affordable coverage for any breed of dog or cat, regardless of age. Exotic and avian options also available. 90% reimbursement for covered events. Get details and enroll online at the Nationwide website.

Legal Insurance

Legal Shield offers free phone and in-person attorney consultations for covered items, and discounts for additional legal services. More details on UAPD’s Legal Shield website. Enroll with a UAPD benefits counselor or through the online enrollment portal.

UAPD Member Julie Wu-Hsieh, MD explains why she has chosen to enroll in UAPD Voluntary Benefits.

Open enrollment for UAPD Voluntary Benefit plans ends on October 18, 2021.

Product availability may vary by location and plan type and is subject to change. All group insurance policies may contain exclusions, limitations, reduction of benefits, and terms under which the policies may be continued in force or discontinued. Complete coverage details are contained in the Policy Certificate. Speak to a Benefits Counselor for more information.