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Disability Insurance State Laws

Some states have disability insurance laws that may provide additional rights and benefits to individuals coping with cancer. The chart below outlines laws by state.

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StateHas State Disability Insurance
ALABAMA
ALASKA
ARIZONA
ARKANSAS
CALIFORNIAxhttp://www.edd.ca.gov/Disability/
COLORADO
CONNECTICUT
DELAWARE
*DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
FLORIDA
GEORGIA
HAWAIIxhttps://labor.hawaii.gov/dcd/home/about-tdi/
IDAHO
ILLINOIS
INDIANA
IOWA
KANSAS
KENTUCKY
LOUISIANA
MAINE
MARYLAND
MASSACHUSETTS
MICHIGAN
MINNESOTA
MISSISSIPPI
MISSOURI
MONTANA
NEBRASKA
NEVADA
NEW HAMPSHIRE
NEW JERSEYxhttps://www.myleavebenefits.nj.gov/worker/tdi/
NEW MEXICO
NEW YORKxhttp://www.wcb.ny.gov/content/main/forms/db271s.pdf
NORTH CAROLINA
NORTH DAKOTA
OHIO
OKLAHOMA
OREGON
PENNSYLVANIA
*PUERTO RICOxhttps://secure.ssa.gov/poms.NSF/lnx/0452135215
RHODE ISLANDxhttps://dlt.ri.gov/individuals/temporary-disability-caregiver-insurance
SOUTH CAROLINA
SOUTH DAKOTA
TENNESSEE
TEXAS
UTAH
VERMONT
VIRGINIA
WASHINGTON
WEST VIRGINIA
WISCONSIN
WYOMING
GUAM
LAST UPDATED1/13/22