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Short Term Disability

Discover a Better Back-to-Work Experience

Transform the short-term disability leave experience. With customized solutions that treat the whole person, we help employees get back to work as safely and quickly as possible.

Support Employees Early

Short Term Disability coverage helps protect employees' income if they are unable to work due to an illness or injury. Whether it's pregnancy, depression, musculoskeletal issues or another condition, our Short Term Disability expertise can make things easier for your employees and your HR team.

The Standard offers you the flexibility and responsive service needed to help ensure financial security for your employees and their families.

Your employees will have access to affordable rates and comprehensive services, including assistance when they are ready to return to their jobs.

As a national leader in group disability insurance, The Standard offers products and services customized for companies of all sizes. Additionally, employers may be able to utilize our Absence Management services to help streamline the employee leave experience.

Key Features and Options

Check out the features that may be included with Short Term Disability coverage.

Health Advocacy

Employees receiving benefits can meet with Personal Health Advocates for help navigating the health care system.1

Get Help With Costs

Use the Reasonable Accommodation Expense Benefit to help your employees return to work or stay at work.

Hospital Benefits

Provide your employees with optional benefits if they are hospitalized. These include the First Day Hospital Benefit and a Daily Hospital Benefit, which are available with non-contributory coverage only.

Employer FICA Payment and W-2 Tax Reporting

This optional add-on includes W-2 tax form preparation and coverage for the employer portion of Social Security and Medicare taxes on payments made to disabled employees.

Explore More Ways to Help Employees

Offer your team a robust benefits package. And get the expert support you need to implement and administer these critically important programs and services.

More Opportunities for Coverage

Even if you’re not providing Group Short Term Disability insurance, offer your employees the option to buy their own coverage — at group rates.
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