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Law Enforcement Officers (LEO), Air Traffic Controllers, and Fire Fighters covered under the Special Groups Retirement System with less than 20 years of service credit under the Special Groups Retirement will revert back to a regular employee retirement under FERS, if they become disabled and qualify for disability retirement under FERS.

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Q: How do we compare?

Competition creates better products and we believe that compared to our competition we offer the best disability insurance product for federal employees. By Partnering with The Standard, our supplemental disability insurance program offers unique features not available from our competition. These include:

  • Low group rates
  • Guarantee acceptance, you can enroll any time without providing evidence of health.
  • We offer 4 different disability plans that provides different levels of coverage. The first 3 plan options (Basic, Premier, and Premier Plus) combine the best of both a short term waiting period of 30 days and long term disability benefit duration. The Basic plan is a core disability plan that provide essential income protection. “Premier” has the Basic plan's features with additional benefits in Assisted Living Benefit and Lifetime Security Benefit.  The “Premier Plus” has all the benefit features of the Basic and Premier plus a Monthly Medical benefit that provides $200/month for 24 months. Our 4th plan option, Premier LT, is a long term disability plan with a waiting period of 180 days. Premier LT includes the Assisted Living Benefit and Lifetime Security Benefit. All the plans cover 60% of your pre-disability salary up to a maximum of $15,000 a month. Click here to see a side by side comparison of our 4 plans.
  • Financial Incentives to participate in The Standard vocational and rehabilitative services are designed to assist our claimants on getting back on their feet and back to work.
To see how we compare to our competition, click on a name to see a basic product comparison:

If you would like us to compare our program to another competitor not listed above just contact us.