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This article provides you with the information that in order to be eligible for SSDI you must have worked 5 of the last 10 years if you are over age 31, and had a payroll FICA tax deduction where 6% of the tax goes towards Social Security programs.
This article discusses that Social Security Income (SSI) is a needs-based program that gives a cash benefit to people who have been determined to be disabled, coupled with limited income and resources. It provides cash to help meet basic needs for food, clothing and shelter.
In this article, you will learn that beginning in 2012, the Social Security Administration developed the compassionate allowance program in an effort to expedite the disability review process for applicants whose medical condition were so serious it met the disability standards.
This article discusses what the Social Security Administration uses as medical disability criteria AND what non-medical criteria to make their decision on whether you qualify for Social Security disability.