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Disability Eligibility Requirements

Job and work requirements for SSDI benefits

To qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits claimants must meet not only medical requirements, but they also must non-medical requirements. For instance, SSDI applicants must have sufficient work credits to qualify for SSDI benefits. Claimants who have not worked, who have worked but have not paid taxes, or who have not paid enough money to earn sufficient work credits will be automatically denied SSDI. read more on... SSDI Work Credits

Financial Eligibility for SSI

Disabled claimants only qualify for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) if they meet the financial requirements outlined by the Social Security Administration. Claimants whose income and resource level is too high will be denied SSI, regardless of the severity of their health condition. read more on... SSI Benefits Eligibility

Financial Eligibility for SSDI

Although claimants who are working and making too much money will not qualify for disability benefits, it is possible for SSDI recipients to have unearned income and resources and qualify for SSDI benefits. read more on... SSDI Benefits Eligibility

Age Requirements for Disability Benefits

Receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is more about your condition and whether you have the ability to continue to perform work than your age, although SSDI does require claimants to have earned sufficient work credits to qualify. read more on... SSI and SSDI Age Requirements

Continuing Eligibility

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) can be terminated for a variety of reasons. If you are applying for Social Security disability or if you are currently receiving any type of disability benefits, it is important to be aware of what could make your disability benefits stop. read more on... Continuing Eligibility for SSI and SSDI

Qualifying medical conditions and requirements

The Social Security Administration has the same medical criteria to determine whether a claimant will qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Qualifying for benefits requires a claimant to prove their condition is severe, it will last at least 12 continuous months and it will not allow them to work. read more on... Medical Qualifications for SSDI | SSI

Disability Benefits for Children

The Social Security Administration (SSA) offers two disability benefit options: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). SSDI is for workers who have worked and paid taxes but have become disabled and are no longer able to perform work.

Supplemental Security Income is offered to the disabled, aged and blind who have limited income and resources and who can no longer perform work. SSI is available for claimants of all ages. Below we will discuss what disability benefits may be available for your disabled child. read more on... Children and Eligibility for Disability Benefits

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