Brown University provides business travel accident insurance for eligible employees traveling on University business. Certain benefits may be paid in cases of death or total disability in addition to benefits which may be available through the University's group life and disability insurance plans. Benefits and coverage are described in the summary plan description, the Brown University Business Travel Accident Plan (available from the Benefits Office).
This policy is administered by the Office of Risk Management.
Eligibility for Travel Accident Benefits
Employees who are asked to travel on University business by their supervisors or department heads are covered by the Plan while actively employed at Brown.
Cost of Travel Accident Benefits
There is no cost to employees for automatic coverage under the Business Travel Accident Plan.
Coordination with Other Benefits
Employees who are injured on the job may receive benefits from the Brown Business Travel Accident Plan in addition to any benefit to which they may be entitled under Workers' Compensation.
Benefits received under the Business Travel Accident Plan are in addition to benefits for which the employee may be entitled under the Group Life and Long Term Disability plans.