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State Correction Officers and Security Hospital Treatment Assistants Plan

For ERS Tier 3, 5 and 6 Members (Article 14-CO)

Other Disability Benefits (Sections 506 & 507)

You may be eligible to apply for disability benefits under Section 506 or 507 of the RSSL if you:

  • Joined the Retirement System before September 1, 1983; and
  • Are awarded primary Social Security disability benefits.

For more information about these benefits and the eligibility and filing requirements for them, please contact us.