Short Term Disability insurance can replace a portion of your income during the initial weeks of a disabling illness or accident. Plans can cover from the first 6 months up to a year of a disability, providing coverage during the waiting period of most Long Term Disability Insurance plans.
Benefits of MetLife's Short Term Disability Insurance coverage include:
- Weekly payments - receive a portion of your salary for 3 months to 1 year, depending on your plan
- Rehab incentives: coverage may include financial incentives designed to help you transition back to work
- Easy claims filing: report claims online or by phone
- Competitive rates: this group coverage is offered only through employers
For complete plan details, talk to your company’s benefits administrator.