How do you get Social Security Disability benefits for a mental problem?

Answer For this purpose you will have to apply through the Social Security Administration process. Make sure that you specify that you seek disability, rather than retirement, benefits. You may be able to... Read More »

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I am currently on Long Term Disability and Social Security Disability benefits for a chronic illness. Will I be able to continue receiving these benefits if I decide to get pregnant?

Only if the pregnancy has complications and the doctor recommends bed rest or otherwise decides that you can't work.

If you collect private disability then qualify for social security disability can you collect them both My private plan says nothing about social security benefits?

Yes you can. However if your collecting disability benefits from a LTD then they will most likely kick you off once you start receiving your SSDI benefits. However, if you trying to get on SSI, whi... Read More »

Are both retirement benefits and Social Security Disability insurance benefits taxable?

SS retirement benefits ARE taxable - SS disability benefits MAY be taxable depending upon circumstances. See the Related Link below.

Do state retirement benefits affect Social Security disability benefits?

Receipt of state retirement benefits based on earnings for which you did not pay Social Security taxes will reduce the amount of your Social Security disability benefit. You also will encounter red... Read More »