Disability Plans

As a Mesa Public Schools employee you may want to take advantage of the Short-Term Disability (STD) and Long Term Disability (LTD) plans.

What is the difference between STD & LTD


Short-Term Disability Plan [STD]

      STD Crutches

Pre-existing Condition means a condition which: 

  • was caused by, or results from a Sickness or Injury for which You received medical treatment, or advice was rendered, prescribed or recommended whether or not the Sickness was diagnosed at all or was misdiagnosed within 12 months prior to Your effective date; and 
  • results in a Disability which begins in the first 12 months after Your effective date.

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How to File a Short-Term Disability [STD] Claim

Contact your Benefits Specialist and advise them of your absence.  Your Benefits Specialist will send you the necessary claim paperwork. 

Employees may also file a claim online, however, the employee will need to notify their Benefit Specialist of their claim submission so the employer portion of the claim maybe completed.  

Long-Term Disability Plan [LTD - ASRS]

LTD Explanation          Click here for more ASRS LTD information