This section includes guidance about filing claims for MS-related disability for the primary stakeholders in disability claims: people with MS, health care professionals and insurance claims professionals; plus information about shopping for life and disability insurance.
Private Disability Insurance Claims: Guides for people with MS, clinicians, and claims professionals.
- Private Disability Insurance Claims: A Guide for People with MS (.pdf) This guide provides a step-by-step approach to help people with MS work with their doctor to assure their claim for benefits is well-prepared and likely to be approved the first time.
- Supporting MS-Related Disability Claims to Private Insurers: The Physician’s Role (.pdf) This guide provides doctors with a checklist of things to include in their supporting statement to document their MS patients’ claims for benefits.
- MS and Disability: A Resource for Claims Professionals (.pdf) Information about MS for claims professionals and others within the disability insurance industry
Shopping for Life and Disability Insurance
Some hard truths about shopping for life and disability insurance on your own after a diagnosis of MS.