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Benefits and Insurance for People with Disabilities

Find information about health care coverage including Medicare and Medicaid. Also, learn about workplace disability insurance, compensation benefits for disabled veterans and Social Security benefits for people with disabilities.


  • Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnWhen do benefits begin?

  • How long do benefits last?

  • Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnHow much money will the policy pay?

Federal Disability Programs

Two Social Security Administration programs pay benefits to people with disabilities. Learn about Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Insurance (SSI).

Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miền may help financially. To find out if you’re eligible for either program, use the .

Definition of Disability

To qualify for either program, you must meet : 

  1. Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnYou’re unable to do

  2. Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnYour disability is expected to last for at least one year or result in death

  3. Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnYour impairment is on Social Security’s

Social Security uses a .

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) 

Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miền is for people who have become disabled after earning enough Social Security work credits within a certain time. 

Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnYour when you start getting SSDI.

How to Apply for SSDI

You can .  

  • If your application is approved, you’ll have a five-month waiting period for benefits to start. 

  • If your application is denied, you can appeal the decision.

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miền with little to no income and resources. SSI is not Social Security. Although the names sound similar and the Social Security Administration runs the program, it does not fund SSI. 

How to Apply for Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Adults can by phone, in person at a local Social Security office, or in some cases online. To apply for SSI for a child, you can start the process online but will need to complete it either in person or by phone.

  • Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnYou can appeal If your application is denied.

  • Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnExplore a to learn more detailed information.

Working While Receiving SSDI or SSI

Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnWhether you receive SSDI or SSI, you may be able to work without it impacting your benefits if you earn less than a certain amount. You can find all the details in the booklet .

Health Insurance and Health Resources for People with Disabilities

Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnFind information about health insurance and resources for people with disabilities.

Health Coverage for People With Disabilities

If you have a disability, you have three options for health coverage through the government. 

Health Resources for People With Disabilities

Federal, state, and local government agencies and programs can help with your health needs if you have a disability. 

  • Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnExplore the of for articles, programs, tips for healthy living and more.

  • Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnLearn more about from the Social Security Administration.

  • Contact your local city or county governmentXổ số trực tiếp 3 miền to find out what medical and health services are available locally for people with disabilities.

  • Your state social service agencyXổ số trực tiếp 3 miền can help you locate medical and health programs. 

Visit’s Government Benefits page to learn more about government programs and services that can help you and your family.

Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miền . It’s a tax-free monthly benefit.

Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnVisit  to learn:

  • Which conditions qualify you for benefits

  • How the claims process works

  • Where to file your claim

  • How to  you disagree with. The process changed in February 2019.

may receive compensation benefits in certain situations.

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Last Updated: April 8, 2021