Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is an integral part the United States social safety
system. It provides monthly monetary benefits to people who are disabled by a medical condition
that affects their ability to work. In general, there are two categories of disability – physical and
mental. Each type of disability will have different eligibility requirements. Below are details on
Social Security Disability Insurance.
Social security offers disability benefits to anyone with a disability or disabling medical condition.
Some disabilities are not covered by Social Security. Social Security provides benefits to the full
extent of the disabling condition or disability, regardless of whether the individual has recovered
from his or her impairment or is in a state of full recovery. The following benefits are included: