What are the Differences Between SSDI and SSI?

Transcript Social Security administers two disability programs, Social Security disability [Social Security Disability Insurance] and SSI [Supplemental Security Income]. The definition of disability is the same between the two programs. The differences are in the nonmedical requirements. To be eligible for Social Security disability, you have to have worked and paid in enough to be…

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What are the differences between SSDI and SSI?

Transcript Social Security administers two disability programs, Social Security disability and SSI. The definition of disability is the same between the two programs. The differences are in the nonmedical requirements. To be eligible for Social Security disability, you have to have worked and paid in enough to be what they call “insured.” If you’re over…

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SSI benefits suspended or terminated for some because of COVID-19 stimulus payments

A COVID-19-related benefit designed to lend support to Americans during an economic crisis has come at a cost to some Social Security benefit recipients. Earlier this year, the Social Security Administration began suspending disability payments for some recipients of Supplemental Security Income. The reason? The stimulus benefits raised their bank account balances above the resource…

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