What types of disability programs pay benefits to disabled people?
- Supplemental Security Income (SSI), payable under Title XVI of the Social Security Act is a disability program for people who are disabled or blind (or 65 of age) who have limited income and resources. Benefits may be reduced based on an individual’s income and resources.
- Social Security Insurance (SSDI), payable under Title II of the Social Security Act. This is a benefit program for people who are disabled, have worked and paid into Social Security for the requisite period to receive SSDI benefits.