Other Insurance & Benefits

To help you save money and prepare for life’s unexpected challenges, we offer a variety of voluntary insurance packages, including accident, auto and homeowners, critical illness, and legal coverage. If you’re interested in identity theft protection and traveler’s assistance, or you want to cut the cost of your daily commute, we’ve got options for you, too.

Accident

Accident insurance can offset expenses such as emergency room fees, deductibles, and co-pays related to injuries suffered in a fall, while playing sports, or following another type of accident. This benefit is offered through MetLife and administered for JHU by Mercer Voluntary Benefits.

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Auto & Homeowners

Save money on insurance through the Choice Auto and Homeowner’s Insurance Program, which offers you a competitive quote from a selection of top-rated auto and homeowner’s insurers and provides special discounts for JHU employees. The program is administered for JHU by Mercer Voluntary Benefits.

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Critical Illness

Critical illness insurance is available for employees and their eligible spouse, domestic partner, or dependents. The coverage pays out a lump sum in the event of a serious condition such as cancer, heart attack, stroke, or Alzheimer’s disease, among other conditions. It is offered through MetLife and administered for JHU by Mercer Voluntary Benefits.

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Legal Insurance

For a small monthly fee, full-time employees can take part in the Hyatt Legal Plan, which gives access to a nationwide network of more than 12,000 attorneys for help with legal matters—from will preparation, to debt collection, to buying a home, and much more. The plan is administered for JHU by Mercer Voluntary Benefits.

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Commuter Assistance

Managed by WageWorks, our commuter assistance program allows you to pay for public transportation or parking with pre-tax dollars, saving you money on your commute.

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Travel Assistance & Identity Theft Protection

Offered through the Hartford, the travel assistance benefit provides pre-trip information, emergency medical assistance, and emergency personal services, such as cash or translation help any time you are 100 miles or more from home. The Hartford also offers identity theft protection support service through Generali Global Assistance.

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