Supplemental Security Income
(SSI) is a federal disability program, which differs from Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) because it is a needs-based entitlement program.
Furthermore, federal programs (which have 43 different definitions of "disability" (Kemp, 1991; Weaver, 1991)) have other meanings attached to the term "impairment." For instance, the Social Security Administration's two disability programs (Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income
) use "impairment" as a synonym for "disorder" (U.S.
Focus: Supplemental Security Income
and Disability Insurance Benefits Alejandro Moreno appeals the order of the district court upholding the Social Security Administrations denial of his applications for Supplemental Security Income
and Disability Insurance Benefits.
Eligible customers include those who participate in Medicaid, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP or food stamps), Supplemental Security Income
(SSI), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA or Section 8), Low Income Home Energy Assistance (LIHEAP) or the National School Lunch Program's Free Lunch Program.
Issues such as early intervention, transition planning to school and adult services, guardianship, Supplemental Security Income
and Medicaid eligibility, and residential needs are detailed.
At the same time, the study revealed that individuals on Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income
(SSI) were less likely to achieve successful employment outcomes than did other VR customers.
As the nation's largest cash assistance program for the poor, the Supplemental Security Income
(SSI) program SSI provided $33 billion in benefits to 6.8 million aged, blind, and disabled persons last year.
The rules governing Supplemental Security Income
(SSI) are different from those for Social Security Disability (SSD).
Within this group, approximately 33 percent receive Supplemental Security Income
(SSI) payments; 29 percent receive Medicaid or medicare benefits; and 20 percent receive Social Security Disability Insurance 9SSDI) benefits.
Focus: Disability Insurance Benefits Expert Testimony Ashley Gerstner challenges the denial of her application for disability insurance benefits and supplemental security income
. An administrative law judge found that she was severely impaired by anxiety, bipolar disorder, panic disorder, depression, and fibromyalgia, and that these impairments were not disabling.