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July 12, 2015

Social Security Disability

What is the Difference Between Social Security Disability Insurance (“SSDI”) and Supplemental Security Income (“SSI”) Benefits?

by Jim Abernathy

Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits ("SSDI") and Supplemental Security Income Benefits ("SSI") are two of the more common disability programs administered by The Social Security Administration.  The differences between the two programs have very little to do with how hurt or sick a person must be in order to be eligible.  For the most part, if someone is "disabled" under one program, then that person is also  "disabled" under the other.  The differences between SSI and SSDI mostly have to do with money.

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Posted by Jim Abernathy at 6:39 p.m.
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