Definitions for "Social Security Disability Insurance"
Keywords:  ssdi, fica, worker, disabled, payroll
Benefits paid insured workers under the Social Security program who have become disabled.
This program provides cash assistance to individuals who have a qualifying disability and who have paid into the Social Security system for a minimum number of years. After a 5 month waiting period and 24 months on SSDI, individuals are entitled to Medicare.
a U.S. federal program in which individuals with qualifying disabilities can receive supplemental income as well as medical treatment.