Arkansas Disability Insurance laws & compensation compliance analysis

Arkansas Disability Insurance: What you need to know

Disability insurance pays wage replacement benefits to employees who are not working because of non-job-related accidents or illnesses. (Workers' compensation covers job-related injuries.) It also provides coverage for employees who may not be eligible for workers' compensation, or it may supplement workers' compensation.
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A few states have laws that require employers to provide disability insurance, but Arkansas is not among them. Arkansas employers may provide such insurance, but they are not required to do so. State law may require specific provisions in a group disability policy sold by insurers in Arkansas.
For additional information, visit the Arkansas Insurance Department's website at http://insurance.arkansas.gov/.
Last reviewed on May 10, 2017.

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