LA City Firefighters
Enhanced Individual Plan (EIP) – LA City Firefighters
|Monthly Cost||$29.50 per month, numerous payment options available|
|Eligibility||Must be an active, full-time Safety member of a fire department or association under a Safety Retirement system (CalPers, County Act 1937, or Municipal Plan).|
Percentage Of Wages Protected*
90% of wages while on modified sick leave plans
80% of wages Non-Industrial Disability
70% of wages Industrial Disability
Base pay plus Incentive pay:
Example: EMT, Paramedic, HAZ-MAT, USAR, Education, Uniform, Holiday, Fireboat
(100% of wages for Catastrophic Disabilities for up to 30 months– not to exceed maximum monthly benefit)
(No reductions for Workers’ Compensation Permanent Disability settlements)
|Maximum Benefit||$11,000 per month, tax-free|
|Waiting Period||30 Calendar Days – Earlier reduced benefits may be payable based on lack of personal leave down to zero days. $1,000 per month Minimum Benefit after 60 days ($500 per month if Industrial caused), freeze of personal leave after 60 days. No benefits are payable if working full-time, light or modified duty.|
|Benefit Period||Lifetime: Sickness, Accident and Pregnancy
(Industrial Disabilities and Non-Industrial Disabilities)
|Freeze of Sick Leave Option||After 60 Calendar days|
|After 60 days, you may use 50% sick leave and receive a 50% benefit from the Plan or use 100% sick leave and receive $1,000 per month
($500 per month if Industrial caused)
|Cost of Living Benefit (COLA)||4% compounded per year (years 2-7) thereafter, CPI increase to age 65 and then benefits continued lifetime.|
|Musculoskeletal & Connective Tissue Disorders||Covered, no restrictions lifetime Industrial and Non-Industrial causes.|
|Benefits Payable During Challenged Workers’ Compensation Cases||After 60 calendar days – 70% of wages to a Maximum Benefit of $11,000 per month (Repayable only if settled in your favor)|
|Waiver of Payment||Waiver of Payment after no-pay status|
|Minimum Monthly Benefit||$1,000 per month – paid in addition to personal leave after 60 calendar days
($500 per month if Industrial caused).
|Survivorship Benefit||Nine (9) months additional benefits to dependent beneficiary|
|Death Benefit||$15,000 Death Benefit on- or off-duty – natural, accidental or terminal illness** (Payable and delivered usually within 24 hours of notification).|
|All pre-existing medical conditions will be covered once you have been in the Plan for sixty (60) months, unless you are eligible for the Prior Coverage Credit – otherwise, pre-existing medical conditions will not be covered.|
|Ownership of Plan||
Owned, operated and managed by its Participants through a representative
Board of Directors (non-profit California Corporation since 1985)
* Maximum percentages reflect amount payable after completion of (a) waiting period, (b) freeze of sick leave option, or (c) sick leave integration. Offsetting Benefit/Income Amounts are applied to reduce amount from the Plan
** The Death Benefit for suicide is limited to $2,000 for the first 24 months of participation in the Plan.
The California Association of Professional Firefighters Long Term Disability Plan (Safety Personnel) was established pursuant to the California Department of Insurance, Insurance Code Sections 11400 – 11407 by California Association of Professional Firefighters, a fire fighters benefit and relief association. The Trust and California Association of Professional Firefighters are non-profit and tax exempt entities. The Plan, California Association of Professional Firefighters and the Trust are annually audited for conformity with generally accepted accounting principles.
10-19 This is a highlight page only – certain exceptions & limitations apply. See the Summary Plan Description or the complete Plan Document provisions for a more complete description of coverage. CA Insurance Lic. #0544968
To Apply: Please download the enrollment application below and mail to CAPF, PO Box 31, Martell, CA 95654.
Please do not discontinue any other coverage until you have been notified that
your CAPF LTD Plan has gone into effect.