Definitions for "Maximum benefit period"
The maximum length of time for which benefits are payable during any one period of disability.
The longest period for which LTD Benefits are payable for any one period of continuous Disability, whether from one or more causes. It begins at the end of the Benefit Waiting Period. No LTD Benefits are payable after the end of the Maximum Benefit Period, even if you are still Disabled. (See Maximum Benefit Period).
The maximum length of time during which disability income payments will be made to a disabled insured.