How Does SSA Determine your Monthly Disability Benefit (SSDI)?

    Your monthly Social Security disability benefit is around the same amount as your retirement benefit. You can quickly find out this amount by creating a MySSA account by following this link. You can also call SSA’s customer service

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Is the Government Shutdown Affecting Social Security Disability?

    The partial federal shutdown is breaking new ground; the federal shutdown has now lasted 24 days. Perhaps unremarkably, President Donald Trump and congressional leaders are still at loggerheads regarding terms to re-open the government. Notably, some of the

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Date of Application and Relation to Back Pay

Your Social Security Disability (SSDI) past due payment (backpay) is determined by your application date (protective filing date), disability onset date, and the five-month mandatory waiting  period for SSDI. Social Security will use the date you filed a disability application

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