If you're like most people, you would rather work than try to live on disability benefits.

There are special rules that help you keep your cash benefits and Medicare while you test your ability to work. We call these rules "work incentives." Work incentives include, but are not limited to, continued monthly benefits and Medicare coverage while you attempt to work on a full-time basis.

For more information about Social Security work incentives, read "Working While Disabled: How We Can Help."

For more information about your continuing eligibility, refer to the following pages: