Should you sign up for ss disability if you are receiving sers disability and haven't paid into ss for a long time in order to receive medicare?

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What is Sers disability? How long will you be disabled? Medicare might very well be advantages for you.
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Can you receive disability for mental illness?

Mental Illness Disability For information, resources and related links go The National Council On Disability (NCD) If you already have a policy you can look at the terms and conditions section of the policy and see what causes of injury or illness are covered by the policy. Also, check the exc ( Full Answer )

Can you receive disability for Parkinson's Disease?

You present a good question. If you have a policy in place you need to check with your agent and your insurer to confirm in writing if the policy covers the Parkinson's. When you get your quotes request a reply from the insurer regarding coverage for Parkinson's. Sometimes pre-existing conditions ma ( Full Answer )

Do you have to be employed to receive disability?

\n. \n Answer \n. \nNo. It's possible to buy Disablity Coverage while employed, then get disabled while unemployed. There are many types of Disability Coverage.... State Disability, Social Security Disability, Private Individual, etc.

May a person who is permanently and completely disabled who receives a thousand dollars per month from SS DI file bankruptcy to get out from under a student loan?

Answer . \nFor student loans to be discharged in bankruptcy the specific guidelines defining "undue hardship" must be met. \n. \n(1) The borrower has a physical or mental condition which\nrenders them permanently disabled. \n. \n(2) There is not a possibility of the borrower becoming gainfull ( Full Answer )

If you are on long-term disability should you still file a claim with the SSA if you have an SS rider on your insurance policy and you are able to work at a different occupation?

The re-wording of the question changes the answer. Simply, if you are able to work another occupation than you are not able to qualify for SSDI. 4lifeguild\n. \n Answer \n. \n. \nThe SS rider is an offset. This means that your monthly income from your DI policy will be reduced by the amou ( Full Answer )

Can you receive disability for chemotherapy?

You can receive dissability benefits for cancer, but not for chemo treatments. Depending on what state you live in you can receive medicaid or medicare and you can receive reimbursement for travel expenses to your chemo treatments. ----------Mel. Germany and other countries have much more effecti ( Full Answer )

Is my Medicare B premium already deducted when I receive my monthly SS check?

The answer is nothing because if you are 65 and a US resident you are eligible for medicare even if you do not receive social security. Answer: . If you are enrolled in Medicare Part B, your premium is automatically deducted from your social security check. For 2009, if you make less than $85,00 ( Full Answer )

Is ss disability taxable?

No, for the majority of people, SS disability is not taxable. Thisgoes for people who have additional income with disability, and forthose who do not.

Receive disability for brain injury?

There are various federal programs in place to help those with traumatic brain injury. These include Social Security and assistance from the state department of rehabilitation. has information on this and other topics relating to brain and spinal cord damage. The following lin ( Full Answer )

Can you receive disability and retirement benefits?

I do. I have received disability since 2005 and just started 2010 drawing my portion of my x's retirement. I didn't receive enough in disability to file a return but now with the other it put me over, so I will have to.

Will you receive disability benefits if you have a disability plan?

The disability has to be 'approved' by a panel of people, one or several of which could be medical doctors. Just because you or your employer have a 'plan' that includes disability payments doesn't mean that payments are automatically given for an injury. There is most likely a time limit imposed fo ( Full Answer )

How are students with disabilities identified in order to receive special services?

In the elementary school setting a teacher turns in a form to the school called a student study team form. This form asks questions of the teacher why he/she thinks this child needs help and the teacher collects samples of work from the student as well as giving info from the child's records. The te ( Full Answer )

If someone has nystagmus can they receive disability?

If the Nystagmus condition this person has is severe enough, then yes they can qualify for Disability benefits. However it is not the simple fact of having Nystagmus that will enable them to receive Disability benefits. Disability insurance companies and Social Security disability do not look at th ( Full Answer )

Can you receive disability for alcholism?

Private Insurance Yes, a person covered by a company or individual Disability policy can qualify for disability benefits if disabled due to alcoholism. Most group policies and some individual policies will restrict these benefits to a maximum benefit period of 2 years, unless the claimant is i ( Full Answer )

How long after you file pregnancy disability do you receive benefits?

The response time varies by the insurance carrier. If your are filing for pregnancy disability before your delivery, you will have to show why you are unable to work. If you are filing for maternity benefits the benefit payout is fixed at 8 weeks for c-section, and 8 weeks for vaginal delivery. T ( Full Answer )

What do you receive from full disability?

A full or total disability will trigger a total claim. The amount of benefit that a person received is dependent on the amount of benefit provided by the specific Disability insurance policy. To find out how much benefit your specific policy pays in a total disability claim, either revert to your or ( Full Answer )

Can California teachers receive disability?

If you are referring to State Disability, most likely not... MostCalifornia School District Employees do not pay into SDI, they payinto STRS, or PERS. These systems have built in disability benefitsfor permanent and long term disabilities (over 1 year) only if youare vested (5 years of service). The ( Full Answer )

Can you receive long term disability for cancer?

The simple answer is Yes. A person can certainly qualify to receive Long Term Disability benefits because of having cancer. However, it is not the fact that he/she has cancer that qualifies him/her for benefits. In order to qualify for Long Term Disability benefits, a person must satisfy the requ ( Full Answer )

When you receive a disability buyout is it taxable?

This would depend on the type of Injury payout the above question is about you could have some taxable amount and some nontaxable amounts involved in the payout amount. The items below would be added to all of your gross worldwide income and taxed as ordinary income at your marginal tax rate. . In ( Full Answer )

Can you receive disability for pregnancy in tx?

Texas does not have a state mandated disability program. You can get coverage through your employer if they offer a voluntary option. You would need to begin coverage before getting pregnant.

If you are totally disable can courts use VA disability and long shore workers comp to determine child support when SS-DI child support is already paid by noncustodial parent?

The Supreme Court has ruled against the use of VA Disability benefits, however most states are ignoring it. The SSD Child Benefit check general covers for anything that could be possibly paid when collecting just SSD, however you also have union benefits on top of this. That amount should be applica ( Full Answer )

How do you find out if a person is receiving disability?

Privacy considerations would likely preclude determining this information, regardless of whether the disability payments were coming from Social Security, from a private insurer, or from the person's prior employer. Naturally, you could always ask the person whom you suspect is a recipient.

Can you receive disability if you haven't worked that much?

If you live in the United States, yes. One of the disability insurance programs run by the Social Security Administration (SSA) is the Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Under this program which is funded by federal taxes, any person who is aged or disabled with little to no income may be eligible ( Full Answer )

Can you be married and receive disability benefits?

Yes. Marriage, by itself, has no impact on whether you can receive disability benefits. If the Social Security Administration determines you are disabled and you (or your spouse) have accumulated an adequate number of work credits, you can receive benefit payments under SSDI (Social Security Disab ( Full Answer )

Can you receive disability benefits from a job and from the IRS at the same time?

The IRS doesn't pay disability benefits; they collect taxes. You may or may not be able to collect disability benefits from a private insurance policy and the Social Security Administration at the same time, but if you can, it's likely the income from one would be reduced to offset some or all of th ( Full Answer )

How long does it take to receive disability compensation?

The question has many variables. Among them are the source of the disability benefits and the nature of the disability that is claimed. For example, if the benefits are to be provided by a private disability policy, the insurer will have to ensure that the cause and nature of the disability comport ( Full Answer )

How long can a child receive Social Security disability?

A child who becomes disabled before age 22 can qualify for Social Security benefits under a parent's earnings record. Social Security continues to pay benefits until age 18 if he or she continues meeting childhood disability guidelines, and indefinitely as an adult-child as long as (s)he meets adult ( Full Answer )

Does a child with aspergers qualify for ss disability?

Well, not exactly. Like any other human, those affected by Aspergers can work, it is just more difficult. But it does vary on the severity of Aspergers and if it counties this severity in to adulthood, it is questionable. But otherwise, it does not impair the ability to work. Online jobs or ones w ( Full Answer )

Can someone who has been disabled since birth receive medicare?

They should get paid diabilities from our government. Medicare requires that the disabled individual or her/his parent have 40 quarters of earnings credit. In this case, the individual might also be eligible for Supplemental Security Income and Medicaid.

Can I receive a pension and disability?

It depends what pension you are relating to and what disability payment your are relating to. If you are a pensioner of pension age no you cannot get Disability Living Allowance unless it was awarded before you became a pensioner, then it would continue as normal after your retirement. There are ot ( Full Answer )

Can you change social security to ss disability?

this is in terms here social security IS disability it's called "social security disability income" or short "S.S.D.I." the only other one is really S.S.I. which is "supplemental security income" now just saying "I get social security" is disability , as in no longer able to work...generally speakin ( Full Answer )

Can you receive disability from your job and disability from social security at the same time?

Yes, it is very common for disability insurance plans to include a clause for social security disability, meaning the insurance company will pay a portion of the monthly benefit, expecting that you would apply for social security benefits to pay for the "Supplemental Social Security benefits". In th ( Full Answer )

Can you receive ss if you have chronic migraines?

Yes, it may be possible to receive Social Security Disability if you suffer from chronic Migraine. For best results in diagnosis and treatment of Migraine and other headache disorders, seek the help of a board certified headache and Migraine specialist.