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What is the minimal strong qualifiers to apply for disability?

To be entitled to receive SSDI benefits, disabled workers must meet medical requirements, have paid into the Social Security system and must meet minimum work requirements. A “disability” is defined as the inability to engage in substantial gainful activity (SGA) by reason of a medically determined physical or mental impairment that is expected to result in death or last at least 12 months. Generally, the worker must be unable to do any type of work in the national economy, taking into account age, education and work experience. Visit https://www.ssa.gov/disabilityssi/ for a guide to the process of applying for SSDI benefits.


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