SSDI-Social Security Disability Insurance

To qualify for SSDI-

  • You must have worked 5 out of the last 10 years in a job where you paid into FICA taxes.
  • Establish appropriate amount of work credits- these are dependent upon how old you where when you became disabled.
  • Have a medical condition that meets or exceeds SSA guidelines and definition of disability.
  • Will be out of work for at least 12 months and are unable to perform SGA (substantial gainful activity)
  • Under the care of a medical professional
  • Between the ages of 21 to 62
  • U.S. Citizen

Benefits of SSDI-

  • Monthly income
  • Medicare Coverage- 24 months after approval