Monthly Archives: April 2018

Applying for Social Security Disability Insurance

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) provides a life raft to nearly 9 million Americans navigating uncharted waters from a new medical diagnosis or life-limiting health condition. SSDI is a saving grace for severely disabled ex-workers, but forget about navigating that convoluted and difficult federal application process without immense patience — …

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Social Security Disability Insurance: Information on the Potential Implications of Extending Private Disability Insurance

Strong points What GAO found GAO’s analysis found that the coverage and main features of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Employer-Sponsored Private Long-Term Disability Insurance (PDI) differ in several ways. . The main differences include the number of workers covered; characteristics of the workers covered; and eligibility, benefits and …

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