Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits in Boston
There are essentially two types of disability benefits programs administered by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA). The first is the SSDI program. SSDI, or Social Security Disability Insurance, is called a Title II program, because the provisions governing this Boston disability benefits program are found in Title II of the Social Security Act. This is also the section of the Social Security Act that controls the Federal Old-Age Survivors program, of which most people are familiar when they have worked all their lives and reach the age of retirement.
Supplemental Security Income Cases in Boston
In addition to Social Security Disability Insurance, there is also the Supplemental Security Income, or “SSI,” program. SSI is governed by Title XVI of the Social Security Act. This program is official called Supplemental Security Income for the Aged, Blind, and Disabled. The program is designed to provide benefits for Americans who have reached the age of 65, are blind, or are disabled. Continue reading →