Eligibility for Social Security SSDI and SSI Benefits

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Eligibility for Social Security SSDI and SSI Benefits

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) are government programs to provide injured or disabled Americans with income when they cannot work.  Both of these are administered by the Social Security Administration, which uses medical and nonmedical criteria to determine eligibility. The medical requirements for both programs are the same. Your claim […]

Understanding Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) Payments

For many people suffering from long-term injuries, their first question about Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is how much they will receive each month in benefits. The exact amount you will receive if you qualify is based on a few factors. Additionally, many applicants are eligible for back pay. The maximum SSDI benefit as of […]

What is the “Earnings Test” in Social Security Disability?

When you file a claim for Social Security Disability Benefits, the agency will first determine if you are disabled. After proving disability, Fayetteville, Arkansas Social Security Disability attorneys know you need to pass the “earnings test,” which refers to a calculation based on your age and how long you have worked. The earnings test consists […]