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Railroad Retirement Sickness Benefit and POD Form Basic steps to follow Call RRB at (877) 772-5772 for a Sickness Benefit application or apply online at rrb.gov. You will have (2) pages and the doctor will have (1). Next call for your forms for Short-Term Disability Benefits from BLET, UTU or independent policies for the doctor […]read more
CLAIMING SICK BENEFITS FROM RRB REQUIRES PROMPTNESS: Far too many railroad employees I talk with are losing out on Sickness Benefits due to delay in making the initial claim. There is a 7 day waiting period to apply but 5 days can satisfy the waiting period. However, RRB understands it takes time to obtain a […]read more
When rail employees are unable to work due to a medical condition, the Proof of Disability (POD) form completed by your doctor is crucial to continue insurance coverage. The failure to submit the POD form is the number 1 reason for railroad employees insurance coverage being terminated. The POD form used for years had fax […]read more
Railroad Employees in general and Transportation Department employees in particular are prone to acquire a lot of different types of insurance through union agreements or purchases. They have short-term disability insurance, long-term disability and job insurance to pay when held out of service as discipline. Some insurance is provided in national union agreements while other […]read more