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Disability Plans


Basic Long Term Disability

  • You are automatically enrolled when you choose one of the health insurance plans
  • If approved, you would receive 62.5% of your predisability earnings after a 90-day waiting period
  • The maximum benefit is $800 per month and is reduced by deductible income (retirement, social security, worker's compensation, annual/sick leave)
  • Pre-existing conditions will not be covered for 12 months from the date of coverage


Supplemental Long Term Disability

  • Employees can choose to enroll in a 90-day or 180-day waiting period plan
  • Premiums are based on your age and salary
  • The maximum benefit is $8,000 per month and is reduced by deductible income (retirement, social security, worker's compensation, annual/sick leave)
  • Pre-existing conditions will not be covered for 12 months from date of coverage

Review the Insurance Benefits Guide for detailed plan information.



South Carolina Retirement Systems-Disability Retirement

  • Members of the SCRS or PORS retirement plans under age 65 may apply for disability retirement if they become permanently disabled before leaving covered employment.  Members must have at least 5 years of earned service, or 8 years if they are a Class III member.
  • There will be significant changes to the SC Retirement Systems disability approval process beginning January 1, 2014.

Visit the South Carolina Retirement Systems website for more information.


 
 
 

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