Disability Insurance

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The UNUM Long Term Disability policy automatically covers the following individuals after three months of continuous active employment:

  • Members of the University Health Professional (UHP) Bargaining Unit who:
    • Are employed at least 50% time; and
    • Are members of the Alternate Retirement Plan (ARP), the State Employees Retirement System (SERS), the Teachers Retirement System (TRS), or the SERS Hybrid Plan in active employment
  • Members of the UCHC-AAUP Faculty (AAUP) Bargaining Unit and Non-Represented Faculty Members who:
    • Are employed at least 50% time; and
      • Were hired or re-hired prior to 1/1/17 and are members of the Alternate Retirement Plan (ARP), the State Employees Retirement System (SERS), the Teachers Retirement System (TRS), or the SERS Hybrid Plan in active employment; or
      • Were hired or rehired on or after 1/1/17 and are members of the Alternate Retirement Plan (ARP) in active employment
  • Managerial/Confidential Exclusion Employees and Resident Physicians/Dentists who:
    • Are employed at least 50% time; and
      • Were hired or re-hired prior to 11/1/11 and are members of the Alternate Retirement Plan (ARP), the State Employees Retirement System (SERS), the Teachers Retirement System (TRS), or the SERS Hybrid Plan in active employment; or
      • Were hired or rehired on or after 11/1/11 and are members of the Alternate Retirement Plan (ARP) in active employment

The plan pays eligible employees 60% of their base salary up to $8,000 monthly maximum if they are disabled beyond 180 days.

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Contact

For complete details of the disability plan, refer to the UNUM Policy or call the Benefits Unit at 860-679-4105.