Short Term Disability

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Carnegie is making Short Term Disability an elective benefit option with Guardian Life. Employees will now have the option to elect a short-term disability plan at their own expense. This employee paid, benefit election offered by Guardian will provide coverage to employees when they experience a disability and are awaiting long-term disability benefits.

The short-term disability plan offers the following: 


Short-Term Disability Details


Employees will receive 60% of your weekly salary up to a maximum of $2,000 per week, for up to 13 weeks, depending on the disability. There is a 7-day elimination period on Illness. There is a preexisting condition limitation for anything you consulted with a physician on, were treated for or took prescription medications for in the 3 months prior to electing this plan. Those pre-existing conditions would be excluded for 12 months.