The University of Texas Medical Branch does not require students to have disability insurance, but strongly recommends that students consider whether they should purchase their own coverage. Information about the types of disability insurance and reasons medical students should consider this coverage is available online at http://www.doctordisability.com/medical_student_disability_insurance.
The information below is subject to change without notice. Please call the contacts listed to verify provisions of coverage and premium rates.
|Name||Principal Financial Group||Standard Life Insurance||Metropolitan Life||MassMutual Financial Group|
|Eligibility||MS III & MS IV||MS III & MS IV||
MS III &
Age Dependent Unisex rates Female or Male
Age 25 $25.32/mo
Age Dependent Unisex
rates Female or Male
Age 25 $24.38
Age Dependent Sex Distinct rates
Age 25 Female $40.79 Male $28.71
90-Day waiting period Male or Female $35.32/mo.
|Maximum Benefit Available||$1500/mo.||$2000/mo.||$2000/mo.||$1500/mo.|
|Total Disability||Unable to perform substantial & material duties of your occupation and not working||Unable to perform substantial & material duties of your occupation. Even if gainfully employed.||Prevented from performing the material and substantial duties of the insured's regular occupation and not working.||Unable to perform substantial and material duties of your occupation and not working.|
|Residual or Partial benefits||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Nervous/Mental, Drug, Alcohol, Abuse Claims||Payable for full benefit period.||Limited to 2 year benefit payment Unless hospital confined.||Payable for full Benefit period.||Payable for 2 years with no aggregate lifetime limit (isolated event).|
|Can Premiums or Policy Provisions Change?||No||No||No|
T. Jeffrey Przybyla, CLU
Anne M. Day, RHU
Fabian Ledesma MassMutual Fin. Group
1980 Post Oak Blvd.
Houston, TX. 77056
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The University of Texas Medical Branch
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