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Long Term Disability Claim

Disability insurance is a voluntary benefit that is available to all active full-time employee who are participants of either the TRS or ORP Retirement Plans and working 20 hours or more per week, except any person working on a temporary or seasonal basis. Disability insurance is an employee pay all benefit. Employees can enroll in either Short-Term Disability and/or Long-Term Disability at the beginning of their employment or during Open Enrollment. For employees who enroll in one or more of the disability insurance plans during Open Enrollment, coverage will not begin until January 1.

Short Term Disability (STD) Insurance

If you become disabled due to a non-occupational accident or sickness (including pregnancy), you may be eligible to receive benefits equal to 60% of your weekly pay up to a maximum weekly benefit of $1,250. To apply for Short Term Disability benefits, you must complete the STD benefit packet which includes information for you and your doctor to complete. Reliance Standard either approves or denies all claims. STD benefits begin on the 15th calendar day after the start of the disability and continue up to a maximum of either 11 or 20 weeks. You will pay for your employee elected amount with after tax money so that the benefit you receive will not be taxed.

PLEASE NOTE: Participation in the plan is not a guarantee of benefits. Claims must be approved by Reliance Standard before any benefits are paid.

STD PLAN RESOURCES

STD Claim Form (PDF)

STD Plan Booklet - 11 Weeks Duration Period (PDF)

STD Plan Booklet - 20 Weeks Duration Period (PDF)

Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance

Long Term Disability insurance provides you with income replacement should you become disabled for an extended period of time. The benefits under this plan is 60% of your monthly earnings up to a maximum of $10,000. Benefits begin after either 90 or 150 days and continue as long as you are disabled up to your Social Security Retirement Age or ADEA-B-AGE. You will pay for your employee elected amount with after tax money so that the benefit you receive will not be taxed.

PLEASE NOTE: Participation in the plan is not a guarantee of benefits. Claims must be approved by Reliance Standard before any benefits are paid.

LTD PLAN RESOURCES

LTD Claim Form (PDF)

90-Day Elimination Period - TRS Retirement Plan (PDF)

90-Day Elimination Period - ORP Retirement Plan (PDF)

150-Day Elimination Period - TRS Retirement Plan (PDF)

150-Day Elimination Period - ORP Retirement Plan (PDF)

Emergency Travel Assistance Service Program

Through your group coverage with Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company, you are eligible for the RSL WorldNetAssist travel service program, provided through WorldNet Services Corp. WorldNet is a 24-hour, toll-free service that provides a comprehensive range of information, referral, coordination and arrangement services designed to respond to most medical care situations and many other emergencies you may have when you travel. It also offers pre-trip assistance before you travel and information on things like passport/visa requirements, foreign currency and weather. Click here for more information.

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