Father and son lying in grass

Life Insurance

Benefits and support for you and your loved ones

Businessman typing on laptop,42-52240665,42-52240665

Protecting your family’s financial health

Your employer may offer Aetna life insurance coverage. This is called group term insurance or group coverage. These plans cover you, your spouse or partner, and your dependent children.

Read more about our life insurance plans

Read our life insurance FAQs

Understanding the cost of life insurance

Our calculators help you take the guesswork out of knowing how much coverage you need – and how much it may cost.

Jar of change Jar of change

Life Insurance Conversion Calculator

If you leave your employer or if your coverage is reduced, you can keep your life insurance coverage by converting it to an individual whole life policy.

Grandfather, father, and son at lake Grandfather, father, and son at lake

Life Insurance Needs Analyzer

Calculate how much life insurance you may need.

Man working on laptop near fireplace Man working on laptop near fireplace

Imputed Income Calculator

Estimate the potential taxes* applied to your group term life coverage.

Man using laptop

It's easy to file a life insurance claim 

In most states, your beneficiary -- the person (or persons) you choose to receive the cash payment after your death -- can call us to file a claim. We’re available at 1-800-523-5065, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET.

We usually pay life claims within 10 to 15 business days. If the claim is related to an accident, it may take longer.

*To ensure compliance with requirements imposed by the IRS, please be advised that any tax information – federal, state and local – contained in this communication is not intended to and cannot be used by anyone to avoid any penalty assessments. Members should seek advice based on their particular circumstances from an independent tax advisor.


JavaScript is required

In order to have the best experience on Aetna.com, Javascript needs to be enabled.
Learn how to change your browser settings to enable Javascript.

You are now leaving the Aetna website

Links to various non-Aetna sites are provided for your convenience only. Aetna Inc. and its subsidiary companies are not responsible or liable for the content, accuracy, or privacy practices of linked sites, or for products or services described on these sites.

Continue >