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Will My SSDI Benefit Increase If My Condition Worsens? Skip to content

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Will my disability benefit go up if my disability gets worse?

En español | No. Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) amounts do not change if your condition worsens. The Social Security Administration considered you 100 percent disabled at the time it approved your disability claim. Social Security does not pay benefits based on a partially disabling condition.

Published October 10, 2018

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