2014 Disability Claims Review
Jun 18, 2014
Jamie Fleischner

Jamie Fleischner

18 Jun, 2014

Did you know that Long Term Disability claim payments from CDA member companies increased to $9.8 billion in 2013, their highest total ever?

Released today:

2014 Long-Term Disability Claims Review

2013 CDA Long Term Disability Claims Review

Get the latest, most comprehensive disability claims insights from the 2014 Long Term Disability Claims Review, conducted by the Council for Disability Awareness (CDA). This 9th annual study analyzes disability claims from 2009-2013, as reported by CDA member companies – America’s leading individual and group disability insurers.

Here are some key findings:

  • More employers offered plans, but fewer employees are covered

  • New claims declined for the second year in a row

  • Women still make up the majority of new claims

  • Musculoskeletal disorders remain the leading cause of claims

  • 41% of claimants are under age 50

  • Claim incidence continued to improve in 2013

  • Cancer claims increased in 2013

For more Long Term Disability claims insights, download the full report.

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