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Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or “Disability” provides monthly payments to people who have a disability that stops or limits their ability to work.

Who can get Disability

Individuals may be eligible for Disability if they have:

  1. A disability or blindness, and
  2. Enough work history.

See if you might be eligible for Disability

What you could get

Your benefits may include a monthly payment and Medicare. Your payment amount is based on your work history before your disability began.

See what you could get from Disability

Try returning to work without losing Disability

You may be able to return to work or continue working without losing your Disability benefits.

Learn about returning to work

What you need to report

Once you’re approved for Disability, you must report changes to your work, income, and personal information.

See what you need to report

Get Disability back if your benefit ended

If your Disability benefit ended, you might be able to restart it later.

Learn how to restart your benefit