York State Disability Benefits
Eligible: Someone who is
disabled by an OFF THE JOB injury or illness, and was employed for at least four
consecutive weeks at the time of the injury or illness, or was unemployed for
less than four weeks from the date the disability began,
are the Benefits:
wages, to a maximum of $170 per week.
Benefits are paid for a maximum of 26 weeks of disability during 52
consecutive weeks. Benefits are
paid every two weeks during the period of disability.
bills are NOT covered.
NOTHING for pain and
- File a claim using form DB-450. The claim must be filed within 30 days after you become
disabled, or you lose some benefits.
- Your health care provider must complete and sign the Health Care
Providers Statement as proof of the disability.
- Disability benefits reduce any no fault insurance benefits the person is
entitled to receive – whether a claim for disability benefits is made or not
– so be sure and apply if you were disabled in a car accident.
Explanation of Benefits on Workers Compensation Board website: Your Rights - Disability Benefits