Applying for Disability Benefits
If it appears you will be disabled for more than 60 days and that your disability will extend beyond the period you are eligible for sick pay, you should request a Disability Application from your personnel office. Your application must be on file with SURS within one calendar year after the date on which you disability occurred.
This option is only available in the Traditional and Portable plans.
If your disability benefit expired due to the 50% earnings limitation, you may be eligible for a Disability Retirement Allowance (DRA). Here are the highlights: