Can you receive short term disability if already diagnosed with cancer?

Answer A cancer diagnosis makes it difficult but not impossible to get short term disability coverage. If you have been cancer free for 5 years you may qualify. Also, if your employer offers a short term ... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Can you receive short term disability if alread...

Can you purchase a second short term disability insurance if you already have short term disability insurance through your employer?

Yes you can get supplemental coverage. Most carriers will limit the total benefit amount to under 70% of your income. For example, if your current policy replaces 35% of your income, you can purch... Read More »

If already reviewed approved and receiving short term disability benefits how can long term disability be denied only because they consider the problem to be pre-existing?

AnswerIf Long Term Disabilty is denying you because on the date of the claim you were in the pre-x period then it would be forever. When the pre-x time is over - then it would cover a NEW claim. No... Read More »

Can you receive workers'compensation& short-term disability in Indiana?

Yes, you can receive workers' compensation and short-term disability in Indiana. You are covered starting on your first day of employment until the end of your job. You should report any injury to ... Read More »

Can you work and still receive short term disability?

Unless your state was very liberal, to qualify for disability ,of any length, you have to establish your inability to work, and you are still working so it stands to reason you could not collect.