Group Disability Insurance

If you became too ill or injured to work, could you afford daily living expenses like food, gas, and house payments? CSEA-Sponsored Group Disability Insurance can help ease your financial burden should you become disabled—whether it happens on or off the job.

Coverage Highlights:

  • Specially negotiated rates
  • Benefits can be combined with workers' compensation, sick time, and any other insurance you may have
  • Covers both sickness and accidents that occur on or off the job
  • Convenient payroll deduction option—so you never miss a payment
  • Coverage amounts up to $3,000 available (salary requirements apply)

If you need to file a claim for a covered sickness or injury, the benefits you'll receive can be spent however you want. It can help pay for things like your household expenses, car, and/or groceries You will receive added protection for what's important to you, at a time when you may need it most.

I had major surgery and was off work 10 weeks; it helped me keep my bills on track so all I had to worry about was my recovery...For the little bit of money it cost, it was well worth it when I needed it.

—Laura Thomson

The experiences of these members described herein may not be representative of the experiences of other members.

Did You Know?

As a New York State public sector employee you may not be covered under an employee-sponsored disability insurance plan. Click here for more information.

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Applications & Brochures


Classic Plan Application

Basic Plan Application

Coverage Change Form

Brochure & Disclosure

Disability Brochure

Group Plan Disclosure

Disability Plan Claim Forms

Disability Claim Form
(for Disability Plan Claims only)

Attending Physician's Statement
*Use for initial Disability Plan Claim

Supplemental Claim Form
*Use only if member already out on claim

Attending Physician's Supplemental Statement
*Use only if member already out on claim

Compassionate Care Claim Form
(for qualifying FMLA Leave)

Direct Deposit Form

Underwritten by New York Life Insurance Company, 51 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010 on policy form GMR.

New York Life Insurance Company is licensed/authorized to transact business in all of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Canada. However, not all group plans it underwrites are available in all jurisdictions.

New York Life Insurance Company's state of domicile is New York, and NAIC ID# is 66915.

This is only a brief summary of benefits and is subject to the terms, conditions, exclusions and limitations of group policy G-11628. Complete terms and conditions are found in the group policy and summarized in your Certificate.