The difference between SSD and SSI are the technical qualifications for those benefits beyond the requirement that you’re being disabled. For SSD, you have to have worked and paid FICA taxes, which buys you insurance to claim Social Security Disability benefits. For SSI, even if you haven’t worked, it’s a low income program and so if you find yourself in a situation where you have worked but not for a while and you don’t have any savings left and you are low income or you have not worked and you are low income you can qualify for SSI.
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Social Security Disability Blog Posts:
What Can A Social Security Disability Attorney Do for Me?
If you are unable to work due to a disability, you might be entitled to disability benefits. However, recovering these benefits is not simple. It may be easy to prove your work history and income,
Can I Work After I have been Approved Social Security Disability Benefits?
The answer to this question is more complex than you may think. There are many rules and regulations regarding work after you have been awarded disability benefits. If your health is improving
Social Security Disability Benefits and the Media
Recent media coverage has painted the Social Security disability program as being biased toward approving individuals who are not disabled. Given the standard approval rate for applicants is around
How Social Security Disability Is Decided in Ohio
There is a complex process to determine if an applicant qualifies for Social Security Disability in Ohio. The process is the same for Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) and Supplemental Security
Social Security Disability FAQ:
When Is a Person Considered Disabled by Social Security Disability?
In general, a person is considered disabled by Social Security Disability when they can no longer earn a living because of a medical condition that has lasted—or is expected to last—a year or
Can I get SSD benefits for panic and anxiety disorder?
Yes, you can. However, many people have panic and anxiety disorder but it's not of disabling severity. Often symptoms can be at least partially controlled or well controlled with medication. If that
Can A Husband And Wife Both Collect Social Security Disability?
A husband and wife can both collect Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) in Pittsburgh. It is also possible — but more difficult — for both to qualify for Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
If My Condition Is Not Continuous and Happens Infrequently, Can I Still Apply for Social Security Disability?
If My Medical Condition Is Not Continuous and Happens Intermittantly, Can I Still Apply for Social Security Disability (SSD) Benefits? You can apply for disability benefits based on an intermittent