First steps to take in the event of disability
In the event of illness or an accident, you could be entitled to various benefits depending on your situation.
Various eligibility requirements
Each plan or program has its own definition of disability. Check the eligibility requirements of each agency that could pay you an indemnity.
The Gouvernement du Québec provides various coverage options depending on your situation:
You can also consult the
programs and services offered to individuals coping with a loss of independence on Québec.ca.
If you are a member of one or more pension plans, you could have access to the
provisions or benefits in the event of disability. Consult your Statement of Participation under your plans for more information.
If you are a member of a public-sector pension plan (RREGOP,
PPMP, etc.), you could be entitled to
benefits if you are disabled or if you have a terminal illness.
Are you receiving
salary insurance benefits from an insurance company? Check with your insurance company to find out whether your disability benefits under the Québec Pension Plan can reduce your benefits.
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