Short-Term Disability 

Employees who do NOT pay into CA/SDI 

The County of San Diego offers Voluntary Short-Term Disability (STD) Insurance, administered by Lincoln Financial Group (LFG). This plans is designed for employees who do NOT pay into CA State Disability Insurance Tax (SDI) through their paycheck.

  • Income replacement:  When a non-work related illness or injury makes it impossible for you to work for a short period of time, STD guards you against financial loss and helps protect your income.
  • Benefit Waiting Period:  Benefits begin after 7-day elimination period.
  • Benefits: 60% of earnings, up to a maximum benefit of $1,500/week.
  • Duration: Up to 3, 7 or 12 weeks.
  • Premiums: Deductions are taken after-tax.
  • To File a Claim: Contact a Lincoln Claims Manager at 800-423-2765.