You are eligible for STD coverage on the first of the month after 365 days (1 Year) of benefit-eligible service.

Definition of disability

Disabled means that you as an employee are either partially or totally unable to perform your main duties.

Elimination period

There is a 14 day accident and 14 day illness elimination period

Weekly benefit amount

The Short Term Disability ( LTD ) Plan provides 60% of your earnings up to a maximum weekly benefit amount of $1,500.  There is a limit of twelve weeks during this benefit period.

Maternity is paid five weeks after delivery

Cost of benefit

Piedmont Health pays for this disability insurance as a benefit at this time.

14 Day Elimination Period (No Benefits)Weekly Benefit of 60% of Covered Weekly Earnings up to $1,500/week up to 12 weeks.

Note: This is a convenient brief summary. Always check your booklet certificate. The contract is the official source of information.

Checking on the status of my disability claim

You now have around-the-clock access to updated claim information online. Unum’s new website for claimants is accessible from our homepage.
Learn more now on the Unum website about how the new claim status website makes it easier for you to track the status of a disability claim.


To qualify for LTD, you will need to obtain the appropriate forms. These forms include a certification from your doctor showing that you are disabled. Your can contact Human Resources for your forms or download your forms by clicking on the following links:

File a Claim or Leave

How to File a Leave or Caim by Telephone

UNUM Telephonic Claims Submission – FMLA-STD-LTD
Summary of LTD/STD Benefits Certification Document
Unum Request of Change Form
Revised Medical Release

Other Resources

UNUM – Plan No. 115816-0001
Toll-free: 800.633.7479

The Piedmont Healthcare Services HR Department can be reached at

919-537-7487 – Office
919-537-0469 – FAX


(Office) 919-537-7503
(Fax) 919-537-0469

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