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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.