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|Who can receive Weekly Income Benefits?|
What requirements must be met to receive Weekly Income Benefits?
When do the Weekly Income Benefits begin?
What happens if I am injured while working?
QUESTION: Who can receive Weekly Income Benefits?
ANSWER: Weekly Income benefits are available for eligible employees only. The benefits are not provided for dependents, utility employees, retirees, or persons making COBRA self-payments. For more information see the Weekly Income Benefit Tab or the SPD.
QUESTION: What requirements must be met to receive Weekly Income Benefits?
ANSWER: You must meet the following requirements:
QUESTION: When do the Weekly Income Benefits begin?
ANSWER: Weekly Income benefits will begin on the first day of a disability due to an accidental injury. For disabilities due to sickness, benefits will begin on the eighth day of disability if not hospitalized as an inpatient, or on the first day of an inpatient hospital stay if the admission was before the eighth day of sickness. A disability will not be considered to have started until the first day that you are actually examined or treated by a doctor.
QUESTION: What happens if I am injured while working?
ANSWER: If you are injured while working, you will need to file a claim with your Employer's worker's compensation carrier, but you also need to notify Lineco of your disability so that Lineco can determine if you qualify for the Plan's Eligibility Due to Disability provision.