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An otherwise eligible convicted felon may receive Social Security disability or retirement benefits when he or she is not incarcerated for more than 30 days and has no outstanding warrants.

Social Security will not pay cash benefits to anyone living in a prison, jail, nursing home or other tax-supported facility; however, if the person is eligible for retirement benefits under SSA guidelines, he or she may receive them after release. Payees are not entitled to back benefits for the time spent incarcerated.
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