Benefits for All
Over the years, Social Security evolved from just a retirement benefits package to offering financial assistance to disabled workers as well as survivors of deceased retired and disabled workers. Part 3 details how the various benefits packages work, how to qualify for them, and how to apply for them. This also is where you’ll find information about Medicare and Medicaid.
There’s a section on disabilities and information to help you determine if you have one of the more than 200 medical problems that could qualify you to receive disability benefits. You’ll learn all about how to earn work credits the Social Security Administration uses to determine whether you’re eligible for benefits. We’ll discuss benefits for the family, ...