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September 27, 2018
What is an Elimination Period in a Disability Claim

What is an Elimination Period in a Disability Claim

When a person is injured or suffers an illness in Philadelphia, the benefits he or she receives are rarely made available immediately. Many insurance contracts contain a clause outlining an “elimination period” that sets a specific amount of time a person will have to wait before he or she can begin receiving benefits. This period is also referred to as a waiting period or qualifying period, and can greatly affect Pennsylvania disability claims. In general, the elimination period typically refers to the time between the date that a person is injured or diagnosed with an illness and the date benefits […]