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Contact the SPD Benefits Hotline 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday through Friday, EST (317) 232-1167 within Indianapolis area
1-877-248-0007 toll-free outside Indianapolis
Employees who are thinking of resigning or retiring from a position with the state of Indiana, or who have been informed of a dismissal, can find on this page general information and links to resources about benefits, obligations and programs related to leaving state government. Note that the individual application and impact of each program or benefit is dependent upon each employee's specific, factual situation. (Visit the SPD Offboarding website)
The purpose is to provide income replacement and insurance premium continuation for state employees who are unable to work due to illness or non-occupational injury. The program includes both Short-Term Disability (STD) benefits and Long-Term Disability (LTD) benefits. The Disability Program is provided to employees as a bridge to sustain employees financially either to a full recovery, partial recovery or permanent disability through Social Security.
The state provides a Worker's Compensation Program for all employees, as required by Indiana Code 22-3-1-1 through 22-3-12-5. The purpose of the Worker's Compensation Program is to provide the statutory benefits afforded an employee that is injured in the course and scope of his or her employment. The state takes seriously the responsibility of providing high quality medical care with the goal of a full recovery and return to work.