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Americo Riders

Americo provides some life insurance riders to help customize your polilcy. These riders may separate Americo from the competition and make them a good choice for you:

Accelerated Benefit Payment Rider

(Available on Eagle Premier Only) For Eagle Premier, an Accelerated Benefit Payment Rider is included at no additional cost. 

With this benefit, if the insured is diagnosed with a qualified, terminal illness that results in a life expectancy of 12 months or less (24 months or less in IL, MA, and TX), Americo will advance up to 50% of the death benefit payable under the policy. The available benefit will be reduced by the amount of any outstanding policy loans, and will not exceed $15,000. The minimum accelerated benefit is $1,000 (state variations apply).

Accidental Death Benefit Rider

(Available on Eagle Premier Only) For Eagle Premier, an Accidental Death Benefit rider equal to the policy face amount will be added automatically to the policy. 

The accidental death benefit will pay if the insured dies from a bodily injury which is a direct result of an accident. An additional amount will be paid in the event of the insured’s death, as a result of an accidental injury while riding as a fare-paying passenger on a common carrier.

Accidental Death Provision

(Available on Eagle Guaranteed Only) For Eagle Guaranteed, an accidental death benefit provision is included at no additional cost. With this benefit, if death occurs as the result of an accident during the graded death benefit period, the full death benefit is payable.

Grandchild Term Rider

(Available on Eagle Premier Only) This child rider provides level term insurance on an insured child to age 25. Coverage per insured child is issued in units of $1,000 and must be the same for all insured children. The maximum coverage per child is the lesser of $5,000 or the base policy face amount. The Child and Grandchild Term Rider costs $2,10 per $1,000, per child annually. Coverage expires on the insured child’s 25th birthday.

Eligible Child

An eligible child is any natural child, stepchild, or legally adopted child of either:

  • the base insured or
  • the natural child, stepchild, or legally adopted child of the base insured (e.g., grandchild, both dependent or non-dependent.)

Eligible child must be at least 15 days old and under the age of 17 at the time of application. This rider cannot be added after issue; however, any eligible child acquired by the base insured after issue may be added if requested within 60 days of first becoming eligible. Coverage is limited to 10 insured children.

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