Answer: The duration for short-term disability benefits differs depending on your policy. Under some
policies, short-term disability (STD) benefits may be 15 weeks, and under others, as long as 26 or even 52 weeks.
Depending on the length of the qualifying period for long-term disability benefits, your short-term disability benefits may or may not cover that period. It is advisable to read your policy to determine how many weeks of STD benefits your policy may cover.