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Stop, Look & Listen: Railroad Retirement Benefits Q&A

Answers are provided by Robert S. Kaufman

Long Term Disability Payments

(Posted March 6, 2004)

Question 401: Does applying for long term disability affect the payments under Railroad Retirement? Can I receive both, if the long term disability is paid from a private insurance plan?

Answer: Payments under a private Long Term Disability plan should not affect your entitlement to a disability benefit from Railroad Retirement.


Important notice:

Answers are provided as general guidance on the subjects covered in the question and are not provided as legal advice to the questioner or to readers. Any legal issues should be reviewed by your legal counsel to apply the law to the particular facts of this and similar situations.

The law in this area changes frequently. Answers are believed to be correct as of the posting dates shown. The completeness or accuracy of a particular answer may be affected by changes in the law (statutes, regulations, rulings, court decisions, etc.) that occur after the date on which a particular Q&A is posted.


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