Medicaid and Medicare are medical benefits that come with a finding that you are disabled by the Social Security Administration. If you receive SSDI benefits, then you will received Medicare. However, there is a 24 month waiting period for Medicare. The waiting period starts with the first month you are eligible for payment of benefits. The clock starts running from that first payment month, even if you are not approved until a later time period. If you are not approved until after your ALJ hearing, then the waiting period may have already passed and you would be immediately eligible for Medicare.
Supplemental Security Income benefits allow you to have Medicaid benefits. Unlike Medicare, there is no waiting period. If you are receiving SSDI and your household income is low enough, you will receive both Medicaid and Medicare.
Child who get disability benefits also receive Medicaid benefits and there is no waiting period. Many child who are approved for SSI are already receiving Medicaid.
Social Security considers you to be disabled when you have a serious medical condition that prevents you from working. To determine whether a person is
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a safety net for certain individuals with low income and little assets. SSI provides money so these people can meet
Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a federal program offering monthly income to disabled American workers. When you suffer from an illness or injury that
Yes in limited circumstances. Otherwise, you must file an SSI application over the phone or in person at your local Social Security Office. At this