Business Travel Accident Policy
In addition to the protections you receive at News Corp from our existing life and disability policies as a benefits eligible employee you also receive coverage under our Business Travel Accident policy. For employees of News Corp HQ, Storyful, Move Inc, and News America Marketing our new insurance carrier is AIG.
Coverage under this policy is one and half times your annual salary up to $500,000. Benefits for this policy are payable when a covered incident occurs while traveling on business for News Corp or it’s covered affiliates.
This policy covers employees who sustain harm or injury under the following circumstances:
- Any personal accident which occurs while on a business trip.
- Injury that occurs during the course of a normal commute to work.
- Harm that occurs as a result of a bomb scare or hijacking.
- Harm that occurs as a result of being in a designated war risk territory as stated under the policy.
The policy also provides access to Travel Guard – travel assistance benefits. These benefits include medical assistance, security assistance, travel planning assistance, concierge services, and identity theft services while traveling.
Toll-Free/Free Phone (within the U.S.): 1-877-244-6871
Collect/Reverse Charge (outside the U.S.): +1-715-346-085
For details on plan exclusions, benefit limits, age reductions and other policy nuances please refer to the full Business Travel Accident policy located on the News Corp Benefit Center website under “Resources -> Plan Documents.”