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What is an Extended Period of Eligibility for Social Security Disability?
At the end of a social security disability benefit recipient's trial work period, a thirty six month (consecutive-month) extended Period of Eligibility starts for social security disability insurance recipients. According to SSA, this occurs unless the social security administration finds that a recipient's condition has medically improved, making them no longer eligible to receive disability benefits.
What happens during an extended period of eligibility? During this period, a disability benefit recipient is paid their full benefits for each month in which their earnings do not go above the limit for substantial gainful activity (SGA) level. No social security disability benefits are paid for months in which work activity earnings go above the SGA level.
When the extended period of eligibility is at an end, a recipient's disability benefits will end if their work activity earnings exceed the substantial gainful activity level in any month."
Return to: Social Security Disability Resource Center, or read answers to Questions
Permanent disability benefits
Eligible for disability back pay benefits
Appealing a denial of Social Security Disability or SSI
How long does your condition have to last to qualify for disability?
Receiving SSI Disability and having Marital Income
Older Medical Records for a Disability Claim
Social Security Disability, Cobra, and Medicare Eligibility
What SSA means by disabled and disability
How to file for disability in Alabama
SSD, SSDI, SSI impairments list
Filing for disability with psoriatic arthritis
How long does SSDI and SSI disability take to get?
How to file for disability in Indiana
Denied Twice For SSD or SSI Disability, What Do I Do?
Personality Disorder and Filing for Disability
Information on the following topics can be found here: Social Security Disability Questions and in these subsections:
Frequently asked questions about getting Denied for Disability Benefits | FAQ on Disability Claim Representation | Info about Social Security Disability Approvals and Being Approved | FAQ on Social Security Disability SSI decisions | The SSD SSI Decision Process and what gets taken into consideration | Disability hearings before Judges | Medical exams for disability claims | Applying for Disability in various states | Selecting and hiring Disability Lawyers | Applying for Disability in North Carolina | Recent articles and answers to questions about SSD and SSI
These pages provide answers to basic questions about pursuing disability benefits
How to check the status of my Social Security disability claim
To qualify for disability, what to prove
Preparation to win a disability hearing
Social Security Disability lawyers FAQ
How Much Income Can you Earn If you draw Social Security Disability?
What does Social Security Disability SSI pay, how much?
Social Security Disability Maximum back pay
Social Security Disability Claims and Medical Exams
What is qualifying for disability benefits based on?
Partial Social Security Disability SSI benefits
Filing for disability and financial help
Getting approved after a Social Security Disability Psychological exam
How long does it take to receive disability benefits after you are approved?
Does Social Security Disability Come With Medicaid Benefits?
Applying for Disability or SSI - How long does it take
Can you work if you get Social Security Disability?
Am I eligible to receive disability benefits?
What medical disabilities, conditions qualify for Disability Benefits?
How to get disability for degenerative disc disease
What mental problems qualify for disability?
Conditions that get approved for disability