How do you extend short term disability?

Answer Short term disability has a defined benefit that ends at a specified time. For example your policy may have a 3 month, 6 month, 12 month, or 24 month benefit period. If you are disabled for matern... Read More »

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How do you extend maternity short term disability?

Your doctor would need to indicate that you were unable to return to work due to a medical reason. Your benefit for normal delivery is most likely a fixed time period (6 or 8 weeks). Once that time... Read More »

If you are 6 weeks pregnant and it is too late to sign up for voluntary short-term disability offered by your employer are there any companies that will provide a short term disability policy?

Certainly there are but your present condition would be exluded.You can still apply even if you are already pregnant. Your pregnancy and maternity leave will not be covered, but you will have incom... Read More »

Are short term disability benefit payments taxable for an employer provided and paid short term disability plan?

Answer Yes, all employer paid benefits and wages are taxable. There is a way around that if you are an executive. 4lifeguild

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 »