NFL Player Disability & Neurocognitive Benefit Plan
Section 6Social Security Eligibility
The parties shall amend Section 3.2 of the Disability Plan by adding a subsection 3.2(c) to state that as of April 1, 2024, a Social Security determination of disability does not establish a player’s eligibility for benefits under this Disability Plan. This subsection (c) shall apply to all new applications received by the Disability Plan on or after April 1, 2024. Except as stated below, players eligible for benefits under this Section 3.2 based on Social Security determinations received by the Disability Plan prior to April 1, 2024, shall continue to be eligible for benefits so long as they otherwise remain eligible under the terms of the Disability Plan. On or before April 1, 2026, players receiving benefits under the Disability Plan based on a Social Security determination submitted to the Disability Plan prior to April 1, 2024, shall be re-evaluated under the whole-person evaluation process to determine if they continue to meet the Disability Plan’s eligibility requirements for T&P benefits. Players determined to no longer meet the Disability Plan’s eligibility requirements for T&P benefits shall have their benefits terminated upon such determination.