Note: Covered employees may not receive benefit payments under NY DBL and PFL simultaneously, but they can take NY DBL and NY PFL within the same 52-week period up to the maximum combined benefit leave duration of 26 weeks. To help employees understand the key differences between NY DBL and NY PFL, view our comparison chart (PDF).
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Group disability income insurance and Disability Benefits Law (DBL) policies are insured by First Symetra National Life Insurance Company of New York, NY. Mailing address: P.O. Box 34690, Seattle, WA 98124. Policies may be subject to exclusions, limitations, reductions and termination of benefit provisions.
1 The combined DBL and PFL maximum cannot exceed 26 weeks in a benefit year.
2 Defined as spouse, domestic partner, child/stepchild, sibling or anyone for whom the employee has legal custody, parent/step-parent/in loco parentis, parent-in-law, grandparent or grandchild.