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What Medical Conditions Qualify for Social Security Disability or SSI?

By |May 12th, 2015|

An illness or disease does not need to be listed in Social Security’s blue book to qualify for disability benefits.The Social Security Administration’s impairment listing manual (called the blue book) lists a number of impairments, both physical and mental, that will automatically qualify an individual for Social Security disability benefits (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income […]

The Difference Between Social Security Disability and SSI

By |April 19th, 2015|

Both SSI and SSDI disability programs offer cash benefits for disabled individuals, but the financial eligibility requirements are very different.The main difference between Social Security Disability (SSD, or SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is the fact that SSD is available to workers who have accumulated a sufficient number of work credits, while SSI disability […]