CLRC Disability Benefits Publication List

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Apelaciones de Seguro de Discapacidad Privado (2017)

Este folleto contiene información sobre el proceso de apelaciones para el seguro privado de discapacidad, aunque sea comprado individualmente a través de una compañía de seguros, o proporcionado como un beneficio a usted como empleado.

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California Paid Family Leave (2017)

This handout gives an overview of eligibility for California’s Paid Family Leave program, which provides income replacement for eligible caregivers who need to take time off of work.

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California State Disability Insurance (2017)

This handout gives an overview of eligibility for California’s State Disability Insurance program, which provides income replacement for eligible workers who need to take time off from work because of their disabling medical condition.

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Disability Insurance (2016)

This handout explains what private disability insurance is and how it differs from other types of government disability insurance programs. (Text version here)

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Federal Disability Insurance: SSI and SSDI (2017)

If you are no longer able to work or are trying to plan ahead in case you become unable to work, you may be looking for information about ways to replace your income. The Social Security Administration (SSA) offers two possible options that may be able to help you, should you qualify.  This handout gives an overview on eligibility for both Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

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How to Appeal a Denial of SSA Benefits (2017)

If you are unable to work because of cancer, you may need to apply for benefits through the Social Security Administration (SSA) in order to receive some income. Two types of disability benefits offered through SSA are Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Many people who apply for these benefits are denied when they first apply. If your application for SSA benefits is denied, this handout gives an overview of the process for appealing the denial.

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Private Disability Insurance Appeals (2016)

This handout explains the steps you need to take to appeal a denial of benefits from a private disability insurance plan.  (Text version here)

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Seguro De Discapacidad (2017)

Este folleto explica qué es el seguro de discapacidad privado y cómo es diferente que otros tipos de seguro por de discapacidad del gobierno.

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Working While Receiving Benefits: SSA Trial Work Period

While many people need Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits for the rest of their lives, some people recover enough to return to work. Ultimately, the Social Security Administration (SSA) would like people to re-enter the workforce, so it provides incentives to make this transition easier.  This handout explains how working while receiving disability benefits through the Social Security Administration can impact your benefits, and gives an overview of the Trial Work Period. (Text version here)

CLRC WEBINARS

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CLRC webinars and recorded presentations are free and open to cancer patients and their families, survivors, caregivers, health care professionals and others coping with cancer.

5 Legal Tips for Recently Diagnosed Cancer Patients (2016)

Find out about the various legal issues that can stem from a cancer diagnosis, including employment law, insurance options, and disability insurance, and the laws that protect cancer patients. To view a recording, click here.

Disability Benefits (2015)

Learn about income replacement programs, such as Supplemental Security Insurance (SSI), Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), state short term disability insurance, private disability insurance and other forms of financial assistance. Click here for telecast slides.

Financial Assistance and Disability Benefits (2015)

Learn about income replacement programs, such as Supplemental Security Insurance (SSI), Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), state short-term disability insurance, private disability insurance and other forms of financial assistance. Click here to view telecast slides.