FAQs – Elective Coverage Benefits
What are my benefits under EC?
Elective Coverage weekly benefits range from $51 to $959. Disability Insurance benefits may be paid up to a maximum 39 weeks. Paid Family Leave insurance benefits may be paid for a maximum of 6 weeks during a 12-month period. Your weekly benefit amount is determined using the quarterly income credits as reported on the IRS Form 1040, Schedule SE or Schedule C.
I’m collecting benefits under my EC plan. If I continue to receive income from my business, will SDI still pay me?
Yes. You may continue to receive income or profits from your business and still be eligible for Disability Insurance benefits as long as you meet the basic eligibility requirements. You may still be eligible for Paid Family Leave insurance benefits as long as you meet the eligibility requirements.
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