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Can obtain short term disability on my own?

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Yes, there are only few options for individual short-term disability insurance, but it's possible. If your employer does not offer group short-term disability (or paycheck protection) you should pursue your own policy which will be portable (you take it with you when you change employment). A good agent can help you with multiple options and help you choose.

Yes, you can although the type of plans available may be more limited. One advantage of having your own policy is that it can only be cancelled by you or for non-payment of premiums. With an employer's policy, the employer can decide to alter or cancel the policy as they wish.
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