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Graduate Appointees & Fellowship Recipients
Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Plan Provisions


Basic Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment insurance is available to all eligible Graduate Appointees and Fellowship Recipients. The policy is underwritten by Anthem Life Insurance.

Plan Contributions

Basic Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment insurance is available to all enrollees participating in medical and dental coverage. Those who are eligible are automatically enrolled in the policy; no action is required for coverage. The policy is underwritten by Anthem Life Insurance.

Initiation of Coverage

Termination of Coverage

Coverage terminates when appointment with Indiana University terminates or the fellowship ends at the end of the semester. There is an option to convert the life insurance policy when no longer eligible for the plan.


It is recommended that those who are eligible complete the Life Insurance Beneficiary Form (PDF) to designate beneficiaries under the policy. Completed forms should be returned by fax or mail to University Human Resources:

University Human Resources
Graduate Plans
Indiana University
Poplars Building E165
400 East Seventh Street
Bloomington, Indiana 47405-3085
Fax: 812-855-3409

Additional Services

Anthem Life's Travel Assistance

EA Travel Assistance benefits are available 24 hours a day. Enrollees simply call the toll-free number listed below with any medical, personal or travel needs. EA Travel Assistance provides many beneficial services including:

Travel Assistance Contact Information:
U.S. and Canada – 866-295-4890
Other Locations – 202-296-7482
Email –


For questions about Basic Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment insurance, contact:

Anthem Life & Disability Insurance Company
Attn: Life Claims Service Center
P.O. Box 105448
Atlanta, Georgia 30348-5448
Phone: 800-552-2137



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Page updated: 12 September 2014
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