Regular, full-time employees may be eligible for Short Term Disability (STD) benefits (Faculty, Senior Administrators, House Staff and Bargaining Unit employees are not eligible for the STD plan). To start a claim for your (STD) Benefit contact Matrix Absence Management at 1-888-477-5110. When you call Matrix, you may file for STD and a leave of absence at the same time.
Long Term Disability (LTD) for all non-bargaining full time employees – If you remain totally disabled for six (6) months you may be eligible to receive LTD benefits.
If you are currently receiving STD benefits from Matrix Management you will be notified by them about the process to apply for Long Term Disability.
Physicians receive salary continuation for the first 26 weeks of a non-work related disability, if they are unable to return to work at the end of the 26 week period they may file a claim for Long Term Disability with UNUM at 1-800-858-6843.
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