If I'm qualified for SSDI through my own work record or Childhood Disability, what other programs are available to me?


Medicare is available 24 months after your first SSDI payment.  When applying for SSDI, ask your social security office about accessing other federal and state benefits.  Note: Learn how to apply for Medicare when you apply for SSDI. 

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