florida firefighters cancer benefit

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Some cancers have been determined to be a major occupational hazard for Firefighters. In 2019 it was legislated in Florida that when certain conditions are met, upon a Florida Firefighter being diagnosed with cancer they should immediately receive a $25,000 lump sum benefit.  the Midlands Florida Firefighters Cancer Benefit group policy assists counties, municipalities and other public entities with the financial burden of the new legislation.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • First diagnosis cancer benefit – lump sum $25,000
  • First diagnosis benefit continuation
  • Cancer death benefit – $75,000
  • Payment of benefits is subject to the following:
    • Covered cancer diagnosis is made while the firefighter’s coverage is in force under the policy
    • The Firefighter has been employed as a Firefighter with the employer for 5 continuous years
  • Direct claims administration
  • Premium $288 per Firefighter
  • Simplified process for quote/purchase/enrollment
  • Group enrollment only
  • A.M. Best rated A (Excellent)

UNDERWRITER

Jennie Reed
(972) 588-2007
jreed@midman.com