April 29, 2016

Long-term disability insurance for bus members

Effective April 1, 2016, the SMART Transportation Division has entered into a new contract with MetLife Insurance Co. to provide the group voluntary long-term disability (VLTD) plan for all bus members. Member coverage and premiums remain the same with our new provider.  Members who missed the 2015 open enrollment deadline will be subject to pre-existing condition […]

Long-term disability insurance for rail members

Effective April 1, 2016, the SMART Transportation Division has entered into a new contract with MetLife Insurance Co. to provide the group voluntary long-term disability (VLTD) plan for all rail members. Member coverage and premiums remain the same with our new provider.  Members who missed the 2015 open enrollment deadline will be subject to pre-existing condition screening, […]

Short-term disability insurance for rail members

SMART Transportation Division is pleased to announce that after careful study and planning, the Voluntary Short-Term Disability (VSTD) Trustees have decided to terminate the Plan’s contract with Anthem Life effective March 31, 2016. The plan will now be self-funded by SMART effective April 1, 2016, and Southern Benefits Administrators, Inc. will be administering the plan. […]

Automatic disability insurance for bus members

The UTU has selected Lincoln National Life Insurance Co., a member of the Lincoln Financial Group, to provide a national group voluntary short-term disability plan for all bus members. Coverage is for off-duty accidents and illness, and is automatic unless bus members opt out. The Lincoln National Life disability insurance plan provides a basic “safety […]

UTU bus members gain disability insurance

The UTU has selected Lincoln National Life Insurance Co., a member of the Lincoln Financial Group, to provide a national group voluntary short-term disability plan for all bus members. Coverage is for off-duty accidents and illness, and is automatic unless bus members opt out. The Lincoln National Life disability insurance plan provides a basic “safety […]