Short Term Disability (STD) is one of the fastest-growing ancillary benefits being offered by employers. There is no cost to the employer to offer short term disability and helps an employer reduce worker's compensation injuries.
Here are 7 reasons why employers should offer short term disability coverage:
Reduces Comp Fraud & Costs: Protects your Workers’ Compensation claims record
Employer Pays Nothing: Employee pays via payroll deduction
Free Life Insurance: $5,000 in life AD & D provided with enrollment services at no cost
Offer More Benefits: Very expensive to purchase as an individual and difficult to qualify for
Simple: Enrollment is simple, multi-lingual, all states, annual – handled by certified enrollers
Employees Want It: 55-60% participation rate with middle and lower income employees
Paperless Enrollment: No more paper because the offering is all electronic
Short Term Disability Insurance is a product designed to supplement your current company sponsored medical program. This insurance replaces a portion of income if you/your employees become unable to work because of a covered accident or sickness. This important benefit helps continue to pay for:
Mortgage or rent payments
Utility bills and other household expenses
Food, clothing and other necessities
Co-payments and other medical costs
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