What you can expect from the Government in case of your disability condition
ticle: What will you do if you are disabled and canít work at all? The question is very absurd and nobody is sure what to answer. According to studies, all wor...
What will you do if you are disabled and canít work at all? The question is very absurd and nobody is sure what to answer. According to studies, all workers above the age of 20 have a chance of getting disabled, well before their retirement age in, the USA. Any work related accidents or critical illness may push you to total disability or partial disability. The fact is you have to cope with your disability to live your life.
In case, unfortunately if you do develop partial disability for a shorter period, your disability may be covered by the private insurance company or your current employerís compensation scheme. If you got such injuries while at work, your disability may be covered under the workerís compensation fund. The workerís compensation for disability is managed by the state government. However, if you develop disability, that doesnít permit you to work for a longer (one year or more) period, you can get support from the disability benefits program run by the Social Security administration (SSA) of US government.
There are two major benefit programs, in the USA to help workers during his or hers disability at work. They are Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Income. The rules and mode of determination of oneís disability and medical conditions are same in both the disability programs.
To qualify for the disability benefits, you have to satisfy certain conditions such as
All the above criteria are essential to qualify for the payments from governmentís disability benefit programs.
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