Anthem Protect

Federal Employee Short-Term Disability Benefits

39% of Americans can’t cover a $400 emergency without borrowing money or selling something.1
95% of disabling accidents and illnesses don’t qualify for workers’ compensation.2
$1,259 is the average monthly Social security benefit for disabled workers—less than minimum wage.3

Please note that Anthem Protect is available only in select states.

Prepare For The Unexpected With Anthem Protect


Life is full of surprises – not all of them welcome. If you’re injured or ill and can’t work, you need help to get you through a stressful time.


Anthem Protect short-term disability policies provide federal employees and their families with financial protection when they need it most.

Flexible Plans

Needs vary. We can customize a plan to meet your budget and life circumstances.

Quick-And-Easy Enrollment

Life’s busy enough. Our enrollment is simple and quick.

Guaranteed Coverage

If you’re an eligible federal employee, you can enroll during your new hire period or during annual open enrollment.

Flexible Benefits

Cover expenses.  Benefits are tax-free and you can use them for anything you need – like groceries, medications or mortgage payments – for up to 52 weeks.

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About Madison National Life Insurance Company, Inc.


Madison National Life was founded in 1961 and is domiciled in Wisconsin and licensed to sell insurance in 49 states, and the District of Columbia. Its core products and services are group term life, disability income and specialty health insurances. Madison National Life is rated A- (Excellent) for financial strength by A.M. Best, a widely recognized rating agency that rates insurance companies on their relative financial strength and ability to meet policyholder obligations (an A++ rating from A.M. Best is its highest rating).