I have a question I have been placed on disability from my job my question is? I bought into short-term and long-term disability. The company I got it give me a hard time getting paid my disability, apparently they have paid me my short-term disability. ( I got check is in the mail, but I have not received it yet.) My question is after you acquire your short term disability how long after that does the long-term disability go into affect.?I am only 57. How long do you receive the launch of this ability. If nobody knows how can I find this out?