Social Security Disability Helpful Links

Social Security Disability Programs

February 2016 | Category: Helpful Links, Social Security Disability

The Social Security Administration administers two types of disability programs: Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits (DIB) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). While the medical requirements for these programs are the same, there are important differences in the non-medical requirements. It is possible to be eligible for both programs. DIB, or Title II Benefits In order to receive these benefits, the claimant must be “fully insured” and show that they became disabled and unable to work between their date first ensured and their “date last insured” (DLI). A claimant is fully Insured once they have worked and paid Social Security taxes […]

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Social Security Disability Online Resources

February 2016 | Category: Helpful Links, Social Security Disability

U.S. Social Security Administration The official website of the United States Social Security Administration contains complete information and resources on filing for disability benefits, retirement benefits, Supplemental Security Income, and Medicare. The Social Security Administration’s New York Region Serving the states of New Jersey and New York, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, the regional office administers the Plan for Achieving Self-Support (PASS) to help people receiving disability benefits get back to work, the New York Region’s Work Incentives Network (WIN) programs to promote work opportunities for persons with disabilities, and other locally-managed Social Security programs. […]

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