Why was my Social Security disability check reduced?

(Visit the Social Security Disability Resource Center) – There are only a couple of reasons why Social Security disability benefits can be reduced. The actual amount of your disability benefit is determined at the time you become eligible to receive disability benefits. In general, it can only increase not decrease. So what could actually reduce the amount of disability you receive? One reason for your disability payment to decrease would be that your benefit is being garnished for something. Your disability benefit could be garnished for child support, taxes, or student loans. This may seem out of the blue, but these various agencies have probably notified you that you owe them money. If you have a Social Security overpayment, your disability benefit may be reduced or suspended in an effort to collect the overpayment. Again, you generally would receive several notifications with regard to this debt. The receipt of worker…

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How far does Medicare back pay?

(Visit the Social Security Disability Resource Center) – Depending on the specifics of your disability case, there may be eligibility for Medicare coverage prior to the date of your approval…