Government booklet on disability income insurance

Discussion in 'Financial, Disability and Legal Resources' started by TwoCatDoctors, May 9, 2012.

  1. TwoCatDoctors

    TwoCatDoctors New Member

    Below is the index for a government booklet entitled "Guide to Disability Income Insurance" that is on the web link at the bottom of this post. Check it out because it discusses how likely a disabiilty could end your work career, workers comp, how disability impacts you financially, group policies like you may have at work, and may give you helpful information

    Introduction .............................................................. 2
    How Likely Is a Disability That Could
    Prevent You From Working? .................................... 3
    What Might Disability Mean Financially
    for You and Your Family? ......................................... 4
    What Is Disability Income Insurance? ...................... 5
    Are You Covered by Group Disability
    Benefits? .................................................................... 5
    Would You Qualify for Social Security
    Disability Insurance (SSDI) Benefits? ....................... 7
    What Does Workers’ Compensation Cover? ............. 9
    Are You Eligible for Disability Income
    From Other Sources? .............................................. 10
    How Much Disability Income Will
    You Need? ............................................................... 11
    What to Look for in a Policy .................................. 12
    What to Expect When Applying
    for Coverage .......................................................... 16
    What Else Do You Need to Know?......................... 17
    Disability Insurance Policy Checklist ...................... 18
    A Final Word ........................................................19

    http://publications.usa.gov/USAPubs.php?PubID=6042 (go to the right and hit DOWNLOAD THIS PUBLICATION FOR FREE, then when your computer brings up options, you can just open it to read and not have to download it, unless you want to).