Effective January 1, 2021, the hourly group life insurance program transitioned to MetLife. To report a loss or death occurring on/after January 1, 2021, please contact MetLife at 833-552-FORD (3673). For claims occurring prior to January 1, 2021, contact UniCare at 800-843-8184.

Welcome Ford Employees

Disability Benefits

For questions related to your disability claim, contact UniCare at 800-572-1581.
Accident & Sickness (A&S) and Extended Disability Benefits (EDB)

Filing your claim online is quick, convenient, and secure. It’s available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and you never have to wait on hold. The online claim submission process makes it easy to print the required forms, which you can then complete and upload to UniCare for processing. Select the link below to begin.

You or your physician can also upload documents to your existing A&S or EDB claim.  Select the link below to begin.
Optional Long Term Disability (OLTD) Benefits
If you are eligible, you may enroll in OLTD benefits:
Review and calculate your OLTD premiums:

Your Cost for Optional Long Term Disability (OLTD)

Review your OLTD Certificate for a complete description of your benefits:

Optional Long Term Disability Certificate of Coverage

Review highlights of the OLTD plan:

Highlights of the Optional Long Term Disability Plan

Short Term Disability (STD) and Long Term Disability (LTD) Benefits

You must initiate your leave of absence with Ford using one of the following methods:

  • Online at www.lifeatford.com
  • Contact your People Leader
  • Contact People First at 313-206-2706

You must also call UniCare and submit all the required paperwork to begin a new disability claim.

You or your physician can also upload documents to your existing STD or LTD claim.  Select the link below to begin.