• Group Insurance and Benefits
  • Three group insurance plans are offered by CJA, chosen by the Compensation & Retirement Committee to provide specialized coverage for judges and their families:


    Disability: The Judges Retirement System provides an annuity of 65% (taxable) to judges who become disabled while in office. However, unless the disability is clearly service-related, there is a 5-year waiting period before new judges are covered. To fill that gap, CJA offers a policy underwritten by Standard Insurance Company of Portland, Oregon. This policy pays 66.67% of your judicial salary (tax-free).
    (Log in to learn more)


    Term Life: As a new CJA member, you are eligible for $100,000 of term life insurance with no medical screening if you enroll within 60 days of joining the association. Your spouse is eligible for $10,000. Standard Insurance Company underwrites this group policy. Additional coverage is available with simplified medical screening.
    (Log in to learn more.)


    Long-term Care protects against spending down your assets due to the expense of nursing or extended care. CJA now offers a new, discounted, long-term care insurance program available to members through National Guardian Life Insurance. With multiple plan design options available to members, spouses, parents, grandparents, children, and siblings (including step/in-laws), you can work with our brokers to identify meaningful benefits that work within your budget. This new program has no impact on those currently enrolled in the CJA UNUM group Long-Term Care contract. Those enrolled with UNUM will retain existing benefits.

    (Log in to learn more.)


    Travel Insurance: CJA members value exploring and learning through travel. CJA is pleased to offer its members a new benefit: travel insurance, Travelex travel insurance benefits help protect the most important parts of your trip. From trip cancellations and lost baggage to 24-hour travel and emergency medical assistance, Travelex’s range of benefits provides important coverage for your trip, helping you to travel with extra peace of mind. The full coverage terms and details, including limitations and exclusions, are contained in the insurance policy or Description of Coverage.

    (Log in to learn more.)


    Vision Care is offered to retired judges to cover most of their vision care needs. Coverage is available to a member, their spouse/domestic partner, and children. The insurance carrier is Vision Service Plan (VSP). Annual open enrollment is in November.
    (Log in to learn more.)


    Pet Insurance is offered to members of The California Judges Association and their extended family members. Plans are underwritten by VPI (Veterinary Pet Insurance), Columbus, OH. This plan offers three plan choices that will help CJA members provide health care options for their pets.
    (Log in to learn more.)


    Identity Theft Protection is available to members and their families at a discounted rate through IDShield.

    (Log in to learn more.)


    Critical Illness Supplemental Insurance: While most members have good major medical insurance, when a serious medical event occurs it just may not be enough. This supplemental program will help with the hidden costs of a serious illness – travel for treatment, lodging, co-pays, deductibles, miscellaneous out of pocket expenses, lost wages of spouse or member. This Critical Illness plan will provide a financial safety net when a member, their spouse or child under age 26 is faced with a covered critical illness.
    (Log in to learn more.)


    Genomic Life: Did you know that 1 in 6 individuals are born with a potentially serious genetic health risk? Your genome may be the most important factor driving your health, but it is often the most ignored. Understanding your unique genome can help predict future risk, inform treatment, and drive high-impact approaches to optimize your health. As a part of your Genomic Life membership, you have access to a clinical grade genetic testing that is mailed directly to your home to include:

    • Genetic Health Screening: identifies elevated health risks for cancer, cardiac disease, and other critical illnesses.
    • Carrier Screening: uncovers genetic insights from both partners during family planning.
    • Pharmacogenomics (PGx): analyzes the unique way an individual responds to medications.

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    Learn more about the benefits of Genomic Life HERE or click here to view the promotional video
    (Log in to learn more)


    Excess Liability Insurance Coverage: Your auto, homeowner, and watercraft policies may not provide enough protection in the event of a serious loss. You can get additional coverage from an excess liability policy. Coverage under this type of policy is in excess of your primary insurance. For example, if you have a car accident, your primary auto insurance policy would be your first level of coverage, and Group Personal Excess Liability Insurance from Chubb would be the final level of coverage after all other applicable policy limits are exhausted. Group Personal Excess Liability Insurance from Chubb provides additional liability coverage, up to $50 million, for damages and costs you or a covered family member have to pay in a covered lawsuit. (Currently this plan is only available to sitting judge and justice CJA members.)

    (Log in to learn more)


    Online Privacy Protection Now Available Through CJA CJA has partnered with 360Civic to offer their IronWall360 online privacy protection, something that has become more essential given the rising number of threats aimed toward judges.

    We've selected 360Civic because they have been successfully providing this service to Superior Courts throughout California and elsewhere for ten years.
    (Log in to learn more)


    NOTE: All CJA group insurance premiums must be paid by automatic bank account deductions.


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CALIFORNIA JUDGES ASSOCIATION
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Sacramento, CA 95833-4228
info@caljudges.org
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  • Group Insurance and Benefits
  • Three group insurance plans are offered by CJA, chosen by the Compensation & Retirement Committee to provide specialized coverage for judges and their families:


    Disability: The Judges Retirement System provides an annuity of 65% (taxable) to judges who become disabled while in office. However, unless the disability is clearly service-related, there is a 5-year waiting period before new judges are covered. To fill that gap, CJA offers a policy underwritten by Standard Insurance Company of Portland, Oregon. This policy pays 66.67% of your judicial salary (tax-free).
    (Log in to learn more)


    Term Life: As a new CJA member, you are eligible for $100,000 of term life insurance with no medical screening if you enroll within 60 days of joining the association. Your spouse is eligible for $10,000. Standard Insurance Company underwrites this group policy. Additional coverage is available with simplified medical screening.
    (Log in to learn more.)


    Long-term Care protects against spending down your assets due to the expense of nursing or extended care. CJA now offers a new, discounted, long-term care insurance program available to members through National Guardian Life Insurance. With multiple plan design options available to members, spouses, parents, grandparents, children, and siblings (including step/in-laws), you can work with our brokers to identify meaningful benefits that work within your budget. This new program has no impact on those currently enrolled in the CJA UNUM group Long-Term Care contract. Those enrolled with UNUM will retain existing benefits.

    (Log in to learn more.)


    Travel Insurance: CJA members value exploring and learning through travel. CJA is pleased to offer its members a new benefit: travel insurance, Travelex travel insurance benefits help protect the most important parts of your trip. From trip cancellations and lost baggage to 24-hour travel and emergency medical assistance, Travelex’s range of benefits provides important coverage for your trip, helping you to travel with extra peace of mind. The full coverage terms and details, including limitations and exclusions, are contained in the insurance policy or Description of Coverage.

    (Log in to learn more.)


    Vision Care is offered to retired judges to cover most of their vision care needs. Coverage is available to a member, their spouse/domestic partner, and children. The insurance carrier is Vision Service Plan (VSP). Annual open enrollment is in November.
    (Log in to learn more.)


    Pet Insurance is offered to members of The California Judges Association and their extended family members. Plans are underwritten by VPI (Veterinary Pet Insurance), Columbus, OH. This plan offers three plan choices that will help CJA members provide health care options for their pets.
    (Log in to learn more.)


    Identity Theft Protection is available to members and their families at a discounted rate through IDShield.

    (Log in to learn more.)


    Critical Illness Supplemental Insurance: While most members have good major medical insurance, when a serious medical event occurs it just may not be enough. This supplemental program will help with the hidden costs of a serious illness – travel for treatment, lodging, co-pays, deductibles, miscellaneous out of pocket expenses, lost wages of spouse or member. This Critical Illness plan will provide a financial safety net when a member, their spouse or child under age 26 is faced with a covered critical illness.
    (Log in to learn more.)


    Genomic Life: Did you know that 1 in 6 individuals are born with a potentially serious genetic health risk? Your genome may be the most important factor driving your health, but it is often the most ignored. Understanding your unique genome can help predict future risk, inform treatment, and drive high-impact approaches to optimize your health. As a part of your Genomic Life membership, you have access to a clinical grade genetic testing that is mailed directly to your home to include:

    • Genetic Health Screening: identifies elevated health risks for cancer, cardiac disease, and other critical illnesses.
    • Carrier Screening: uncovers genetic insights from both partners during family planning.
    • Pharmacogenomics (PGx): analyzes the unique way an individual responds to medications.

    Flyer
    Learn more about the benefits of Genomic Life HERE or click here to view the promotional video
    (Log in to learn more)


    Excess Liability Insurance Coverage: Your auto, homeowner, and watercraft policies may not provide enough protection in the event of a serious loss. You can get additional coverage from an excess liability policy. Coverage under this type of policy is in excess of your primary insurance. For example, if you have a car accident, your primary auto insurance policy would be your first level of coverage, and Group Personal Excess Liability Insurance from Chubb would be the final level of coverage after all other applicable policy limits are exhausted. Group Personal Excess Liability Insurance from Chubb provides additional liability coverage, up to $50 million, for damages and costs you or a covered family member have to pay in a covered lawsuit. (Currently this plan is only available to sitting judge and justice CJA members.)

    (Log in to learn more)


    Online Privacy Protection Now Available Through CJA CJA has partnered with 360Civic to offer their IronWall360 online privacy protection, something that has become more essential given the rising number of threats aimed toward judges.

    We've selected 360Civic because they have been successfully providing this service to Superior Courts throughout California and elsewhere for ten years.
    (Log in to learn more)


    NOTE: All CJA group insurance premiums must be paid by automatic bank account deductions.


    pdf iconMEMBERSHIP APPLICATION