Definitions for "SSDI"
Social Security Disability Insurance - A disability program of the Social Security Administration. A person must be considered medically disabled, and have worked and paid social security taxes (F.I.C.A.) for a specific number of years to be eligible.
Monthly benefits provided through the United States Social Security Administration for people who lose their ability to work because of a medical impairment. People who receive SSDI for 24 months are eligible for Medicare.
Social Security Disability Insurance: These benefits are paid to disabled workers as well as to people who become disabled before the age of 22, who may collect SSDI under a parent's account if the parent is retired, disabled, or deceased.