Long-term disability faqs
You can begin the process by contacting New York Life either by calling 1.888.842.4462 or online at http://www.newyorklife.com/group-benefit-solutions/forms.
Yes, you must be placed off work by your treating physician and there is an 180 day waiting period before LTD goes into effect, this waiting period starts on your first day off work.
Yes, you must exhaust all quotas if applying for LTD.
If you are Support Staff and have at least 60 FTE's, you may be eligible to apply for Extended Disability Leave (EDL). If approved, your salary will continue through the 180-day waiting period.