|TSGLI Loss Standards|
3. Total and permanent loss of speech
When a member has a loss of speech, the member is eligible for a TSGLI benefit for total and permanent loss of speech if the member meets the following standard:
*If a member uses an artificial appliance, such as a voice box, to simulate speech, he/she is still considered to have suffered an organic loss of speech and is eligible for a TSGLI benefit.
|Reviewed/Updated Date: September 6, 2012