Suspension of Disability Benefits

  • Are there any circumstances under which accidental or ordinary disability benefits may be suspended?

    Yes, payments to most disability retirees who are incarcerated for a felony committed on or after July 1, 1996 will cease for the period of such member's incarceration.

    Earned Income Reporting Requirements
    Disabled retirees who fail to comply with reporting requirements about earned income may also be subject to forfeiture of benefits. Please see the section of this guide entitled, "Annual Statement of Earned Income."
Date published: July 1, 2015