Disability Public Benefits
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This category is about benefits for people with a disability, including workers with health or disability issues, Social Security disability benefits, Social Security disability insurance, and Supplemental Security Income.
Disability public benefits refer to financial assistance provided by the government to individuals with disabilities. These benefits may include Social Security disability insurance (SSDI), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medicare, Medicaid, housing assistance, and vocational rehabilitation services. Benefits may also be offered by the state including specialized transportation, home health care, and respite services. In some cases, individuals may also be able to get help with medical expenses, food, utilities, and educational services.
This resource covers information about appealing any decision Social Security makes on your case about whether you are entitled to Social Security benefits or payments. This resource also covers information about the hearing process when you request a hearing through an administrative law judge.
This information covers public benefits, which are government-funded programs that help individuals and families in need. Public benefits can include cash and income assistance, health care, food assistance, housing assistance, and tax benefits. Depending on the program, eligibility for public benefits may require a person or family to meet certain income and resource requirements.
This resource covers the benefits program Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), which pays cash to individuals who are disabled (and their family members) if a person has worked long enough and has paid Social Security taxes. This covers issues with eligibility for SSDI, applications for it, hearings about it, getting paid, dealing with overpayments, maintaining it, and terminating it.