Weekly Disability Income Benefits
Call the Fund Office: 800-922-3240 or 203-934-7991
Weekly Disability Income Benefits (Non-work-related disabilities)
- Maximum weekly payment: $400
- Maximum benefit period: 26 weeks
- Benefits start on the first day of a disability due to injury or on the eighth day of a disability due to illness
- You must be under the continuous care of a physician to receive a benefit
Go to the Forms page for a Disability Income Benefits Claim Form. Or, call the Fund Office to get a form.
IMPORTANT: For the purpose of benefits coverage eligibility, the Health Fund will credit you with 40 hours per week for every week you receive weekly disability benefits. If you receive workers’ compensation benefits and provide the Fund Office with proof from the insurance carrier, you will be credited with 40 hours per week, up to 52 weeks.