The Standard is a marketing name for Standard Insurance Company (Portland, Oregon), licensed in all states except New York, and The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York (White Plains, New York), licensed only in New York. Products and availability vary by state and are solely the responsibility of the applicable insurance company.
Frequently Asked Questions About Filing a Disability Claim
For most Short Term Disability plans, benefit payments are paid for the previous week on a weekly basis. Checks are generally mailed on Wednesday of each week. Benefit payments for a claim that is approved for a date in the past will be mailed immediately following the claim’s approval.
If your employer has an Advice to Pay plan, benefits will be paid from your employer through your normal payroll cycle. Your employer’s benefits administrator can explain the type of plan you have and specifically how your benefits will be paid.
Long Term Disability
Long Term Disability benefit payments are paid for the previous month on a monthly basis. Benefit payments for a claim that is approved for a date in the past will be mailed immediately following the claim's approval.
You may receive your benefit payments by mail or electronic funds transfer (EFT) to your bank account.