What Can Increase a Disability Check?
Learn what affects the amount of monthly disability benefits.
Can I Work While Waiting for My Disability Decision?
Am I supposed to be working when I apply for benefits? If not, how long do I have to be off work?
Can I Get Disability for Poor Eyesight?
The Social Security Administration assesses vision problems by looking at your vision in your better (stronger) eye.
What Are the Rules for Working Part Time After You're Approved for SSDI or SSI?
What if I make less than the trial work amount for SSDI? Can I work part time while receiving SSI?
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Can My Employer Fire Me If I Can't Work Overtime Due to a Disability?
He told me I couldn’t come back to work until my work restrictions were removed. Is this legal?
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Social Security Disability
Can I Collect SSDI and Short-Term Disability at the Same Time?
You can apply for SSDI while on temporary or short-term disability. But you might not get the full amount.
Will SSI Count Your Spouse's Income If You're Married but Separated?
Can the SSA use my husband's income to deny me benefits?
Medicare and Medicaid for Persons With DisabilitiesMore
Medicare and Medicaid for Persons With Disabilities
Does Someone on Social Security Disability Get Free Medicare?
Is Medicare free for disability recipients, or will I have to pay premiums? If so, how much?
Social Security Dependents and Survivors BenefitsMore
Social Security Dependents and Survivors Benefits
When a Family Member Stops Getting Social Security, Do Others' Benefits Change?
What happens to that money? Also, if anything happens to my wife or stepdaughter (say a divorce or custody change), what happens then?
When Can Widows Get Social Security Disability Benefits?
If your deceased spouse was getting Social Security disability benefits, you might be eligible for widow’s (or widower’s) benefits—depending on your age and other factors.
Long-Term Disability BenefitsMore
Long-Term Disability Benefits
What Happens When an Employee Goes on Long-Term Disability?
Is your job protected while you’re out on disability? And if you’re terminated, can you still claim long-term disability benefits?
Can a Doctor's Note With Work Restrictions Help You Get Disability?
Doctor's notes need to include specific functional restrictions.
Veterans' Disability QuestionsMore
Veterans' Disability Questions
Can a Child of a Veteran With No Parental Rights Get VA Benefits?
Can I still get benefits for Vietnam vets' children, like Agent Orange-affected benefits? How difficult would it be to do this?