Available to individuals have a work history (or are the child or widow of insured) and are no longer able to work due to disability.
is for individuals who worked and are "insured" by the Social Security taxes (F.I.C.A.) that are withheld from their earnings to replace part of a person's earnings upon retirement, disability, or for survivors when a worker dies. If insured workers (and, in some cases, their dependents or survivors) become disabled, they may become eligible for SSDI benefits. The amount received is dependent upon how many years an individual has worked and the individual must apply to determine if (s)he is eligible for benefits. 67Â See also entitlements.
A federal assistance program for disabled people who have paid Social Security taxes or are dependents of people who have paid.
Provides benefits to workers or certain members of a worker's family who may qualify, based on impairment severe enough to prevent working for a year or more, or which is expected to result in death. The definition requires total disability. Benefits will continue as long as the person is medically disabled and not engaged in substantial gainful employment.
A U.S. government program that provides monthly income benefits to qualified disabled individuals who are under age 65 and who have paid a specified amount of Social Security tax for a prescribed number of periods. TO TOP
In the United States, a long-term disability income program that provides benefits to disabled workers who are under age 65 and who have paid a specified amount of Social Security tax for a prescribed number of quarter-year periods.