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Birmingham Disability Lawyer Will I get Medicare

Birmingham Disability Lawyer Will I get Medicare: No one goes on Social Security Disability because of the money. I'm not saying that those who have been awarded disability benefits are not happy to receive a monthly check, but they don't receive what they were able to make in the open work force. What can end up being the most beneficial disability benefit recipients of SSDI receive is Medicare.

While some recipients of SSDI benefits are covered under their spouse's health insurance plan, many are without any type of insurance coverage, and are unlikely to be able to afford it given their medical problems. With this in mind, people who have been awarded SSDI benefits are eligible for Medicare; however, there may be a waiting period before your right to Medicare starts.

When you are awarded SSDI benefits, the Social Security Administration determines the date on which your disability began. 29 months after the date your disability began, your right to Medicare kicks in. If you stopped working due to your medical problems, applied for disability benefits and were immediately awarded-you will have a wait on your hands before becoming Medicare eligible. If 29 months have already passed from the date the Social Security Administration found your disability began to the date you were finally awarded benefits, you should be automatically entitled to Medicare.

If you are already covered under a spouse's insurance policy, Medicare will become your secondary payer; your already existing insurance policy will remain your primary provider.

If you live in the greater Birmingham, Alabama area and have been denied Social Security Disability, but you believe that you are eligible for disability benefits and you have questions about your right to Social Security Disability benefits, please do not hesitate to call Powell and Denny.

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