Disability Benefits

What Should I Do Now That My SSDI Benefits Have Been Suspended?

I just got a letter from SSA saying that they my suspended my SSDI I am worried that I will lose it I work part time and only work part time hours what should I do

Hi,

I can't really give you any specific advice without a lot of additional information about your circumstances. I assume you mean that your benefits were suspended due to your work and earnings as opposed to medical improvement.

Will My Social Security Benefits Stop If I Earn More Than $1220 In A Single Month?

If I go over my $1220 for one month will my social security benefits stop

Hi,

I assume that you're referring to Social Security disability (SSDI) benefits. A single month of earnings in excess of the monthly substantial gainful activity (SGA) limit, which in 2019 is $1220, may or may not cause your SSDI benefits to stop.

Does SGA Include My Disability Funds?

I read that sga doesn't include disability funds.. in my state however, I believe they include it because if I make anything slightly more than 200 in addition to the 892 I receive from SSDI/SSDI, they decrease my disability funds, take away my Medicaid, and change my medicare provider.

I read an answer that Jerry gave in 2017 that sga shouldnt count disability, so does that 'rule' vary by state, or is the state lying to me?

I get 892 a month. And current limits here is 1220, yet if I make more than 200-250 they IMMEDIATELY lower everything.

Thanks

Should I File For SSDI And Then Work Part Time If Possible?

Hi Larry, I 60 years old. I have had a year of multiple lumber fractures. If or when I am cleared for work it I will be limited to reduced part-time at best. My income would be significantly reduced from the full time wages I would normally receive. Should I file for SSD then work part-time if possible? Will I receive FDA(?). Or benefits I would get a 62? Hoping for the best, expecting the worse. Thank you.

Hi,

What Is Title 15 And How Would Working Part Time Affect My SSDI?

What is title 15 job and how would working part time affect my SSDI of 1217mo.and also my ct.state ins. I am on QMB which pays my medicare andnalso food stamps. I have a lot of medical issues and cant afford to lose my ins. benefits.

Hi,

Title 15 of the Social Security Act deals with unemployment compensation for federal employees (https://www.ssa.gov/OP_Home/ssact/title15/1500.htm), so I don't see how that applies to your question.

Does Rental Income From Billboards Affect Me Applying For Disability?

Does rental from billboards I owned affect me applying for disability. I have cancer

Hi,

I'm sorry to hear about your illness.

No, rental income would not prevent you from qualifying for Social Security disability benefits. However, depending on how much rental income you receive it could make you ineligible for Supplemental Security Income (SSI), which is a needs based program administered by Social Security.

Could I Convert From Social Security Disability To Social Security Retirement A Few Months Early?

I turn 66 in May of 2020. I am currently working and have been working several years while maintaining the guidelines of SSDI. I am changing jobs and will be making more money where it will be risky in regard to going over income. I was wondering if I could convert to SSI Retirement a few months early while not missing a check.

Hi,

Will My Disability Benefits Stop Because I'll Earn More Than $1,220 This Month?

Hi Larry,

I'm so confused! Please answer this question, I'm getting conflicting information!
I'm in my 9th trial work period. I'm way over $1,220.00 in this month and a few other
trial work months. Handing in my earnings to my advocate. Will they drop me cause I'm over the
amount, or am I now able to go month to month below or above the $1,220? I'm aware of the grace period
but will I be dropped if my trial work periods were too significant in earnings?? Thanks Rochelle

Hi Rochelle,

What Impact Would Receiving Severance Pay Have On My SSDI Benefits?

Hi Larry, I am already on SSDI due to a stage 4 brain tumor. I have been employed the entire time but not working. My employer is offering me a severance package as part of termination. This will be fairly substantial and I am wondering what impact this will have on continued SSDI payments.

Hi,

I'm sorry to hear about your illness. I hope that whatever type of treatment you're receiving is successful.