MMC Benefits Handbook
Qualifying for STD Benefits
You may qualify for STD Benefits if and when all of the following conditions are satisfied:
  • you have a non-work-related serious health condition (including pregnancy, mental health and substance abuse conditions),
  • any applicable Elimination Period has passed,
  • you have filed a claim for STD Benefits and submitted all required documentation, including FMLA documentation, in a timely fashion,
  • you complied, and continue to comply, with all requests for medical information, including submitting to an independent medical examination, or providing any other information pertaining to your claim in a timely manner,
  • you provided and continue to provide, documentation of a continuing serious health condition when requested, and
  • the claim has been approved for STD Benefits by the Claims Administrator through the disability review process.