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Short Term Disability Insurance


Short Term Disability or Weekly Indemnity insurance, as it is often called, provides Plan Members with protection against short term loss of income due to injury or illness. Your group plan offers Short Term Disability insurance at affordable group rates.

Short Term Disability Insurance can be formulated to match the needs of each participating member Group. Some of the more common features of a Short Term Disability program include:

  • Benefit payments begin on the 1st day of disability for accident or 8th day for sickness
  • Maximum benefit duration is typically 17 weeks or 26 weeks
  • Benefit amounts typically range from 60-70% of weekly income

Short Term Disability Insurance Rates


Rates for Short Term Disability Insurance are based on each groupís own demographic content and financial experience.

The volume purchasing arrangement available through the group plan enables members to obtain competitive rates for this benefit.

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