Group Long Term Disability Insurance
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GEBA’s Group Long Term Disability (LTD) coverage with New York Life Insurance Company helps provide “active” Federal employees (excluding military) a portion of your monthly income if you become disabled due to a debilitating accident or illness and can no longer work.
Coverage Highlights: As a federal employee, you are not covered for LTD insurance for the first 18 months of your employment. With GEBA, you can select a 90 or 180-day waiting period. GEBA’s Group LTD plan provides tax-free* payments up to $7,500 per month (not to exceed 67% of gross monthly salary). Note: Coverage is unavailable in NH, ME, OR, VT.
- FERS employees receive 60% of your salary for the first year of disability (which is taxable), and 40% of your salary – until you are eligible for normal retirement.
- CSRS employees receive 40% of your salary (which is taxable) – until you are eligible for normal retirement.
Choose Group Long Term Disability coverage with GEBA and join more than 16,000 satisfied members of the intelligence community and the broader federal workforce. Membership in GEBA is free as long as you maintain coverage.
Here’s what GEBA’s Comprehensive Disability Insurance includes**:
Benefits are protected from inflation. Cost of Living Adjustments begins with your second year of collecting disability.
Up to six annual adjustments will be made, with a maximum annual increase of 6%.
Partial Disability and Rehabilitation Benefits
Premiums will be waived after you begin receiving your benefit for a covered disability.
Coverage for a working spouse/domestic partner is also available (Member coverage is required)
Exclusive member-only group rates with many convenient payment options
Survivor Income Benefits, when available, are paid to the insured’s designated beneficiary (a benefit equal to three monthly disability payments)
*Consult your tax advisor.
**Sponsored Family Members are not eligible for the Group Long Term Disability Insurance Plan.
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The Group Long Term Disability Insurance Plan is underwritten by New York Life Insurance Company, 51 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10010. Under Group Policy G-29344-0 on Policy Form GMR-FACE/G-29344-0
New York Life’s state of domicile is New York, and NAIC ID # is 66915
New York Life is licensed/authorized to transact business in all of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Canada. However, not all group plans it underwrites are available in all jurisdictions. Please check the applicable insurance brochures for current availability.
Before applying and for important information including features, cost, eligibility, renewability, limitations, and exclusions, please read the additional policy information.
*Coverage is not available in all states at this time. Please contact GEBA for details.