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SSI/SSDI FAQ

SSI/SSDI FAQ – WV Law Firm Jan Dils Firm Attorneys

SSI FAQ

General

Q: What is the definition of disability?
Q: If I am approved for SSI, how much will my monthly benefit amount be?
Q: I have been denied disability benefits. How and when should I file an appeal?
Q: How many steps are there in the Social Security disability claims process?
Q: What can I do to strengthen my case?
Q: How much does representation cost?
Q: What should I expect at my hearing?
Q: If I receive both SSI and SSDI am I eligible for both Medicaid and Medicare?
Q: Will Social Security schedule an appointment with a doctor for me?

SSI or Supplemental Security Income

Q: What are the requirements for Supplemental Security Income (SSI)?
Q: When should I apply for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits?
Q: How do I apply for my benefits?
Q: Will I get health insurance if I am approved for SSI?
Q: Can I work and receive SSI benefits?
Q: Can someone get approved for Supplemental Security Income and not get approved for Social Security Disability Insurance?
Q: How much money will I receive if I am awarded both SSDI and SSI benefits?

SSDI or Social Security Disability Insurance

Q: What is my Date Last Insured?
Q: What are the eligibility requirements to apply for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)?
Q: When should I apply for Social Security Disability Insurance?
Q: Will I get health insurance if I get SSDI?
Q: Can I work while I am applying for SSDI benefits?
Q: If I am currently receiving SSDI benefits, what happens to my benefits if I return to work?
Q: Is there an age requirement to receive Social Security Disability Insurance benefits?
Q: How long will I receive SSDI benefits?
Q: Will other income affect my SSDI?
Q: Can I receive both Workers’ Compensation and SSDI?
Q: Will my benefits increase when I reach full retirement age?
Q: Can I apply for both early retirement benefits and SSDI?

Most of this information comes directly from SSA and can be found on their website.