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Frequently Asked Questions: Disability Benefits in Massachusetts Posted on May 16

Frequently Asked Questions: Disability Benefits in Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Office on Disability (MOD) provides general information on benefits and resources available to individuals with disabilities in the Commonwealth. MOD does not administer any benefit programs, but this post addresses common questions we receive regarding such programs.

Planning Ahead for Short Term Disability Posted on Jun 29

Planning Ahead for Short Term Disability

MOD regularly receives calls from individuals who had been gainfully employed but suddenly find themselves unable to work due to a temporary physical or mental impairment and have exhausted any paid time off they may have had. These individuals are not looking to permanently collect disability benefits, but are seeking temporary assistance to pay their bills and other expenses while they are out of work for what may be several months. Sometimes, even a few weeks of lost income can be a crisis.