Difference Between SSI and SSDI

"Difference Between SSI and SSDI"

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) often get confused for each other, but they are two distinct government programs. While both programs are managed by the Social Security Administration, they have very different eligibility criteria and have different benefits rules. In this post, we will detail the difference between SSI and SSDI, including which program pays more, whether you can get both benefits, and the average payment amounts each program. What is SSI? Supplemental Security Income (SSI) provides minimum basic financial assistance to older adults and persons with disabilities (regardless of age) with very limited income […]

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2020 SSDI Benefits Eligibility and How to Apply

"How does SSDI Benefits Work"

Social Security disability insurance (SSDI Benefits) is a Social Security program that pays monthly benefits to you if you become disabled before you reach retirement age and are not able to work. In this post, we will walk you through what you need to know to successfully apply for SSDI benefits, including how much you will receive if approved, work and medical eligibility requirements, how disability decision is made and what happens after you apply. This post on SSDI Benefits will cover the following: What is Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)? How Much in SSDI Benefits Can I Get? Who […]

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