If you receive Social Security disability payment, you are entitled to work and earn up to the programs income limits without placing your benefits in jeopardy. That limit is currently $1,090 per month for Disability Insurance Benefits (SSI is different), and if you exceed that amount of outside earnings, your disability benefits will eventually end.
Obtaining benefits for a disability that has left you unable to work for at least a year can be a daunting task. The application process for the Social Security Disability Insurance program can take a significant amount of time, especially if your initial application is missing medical documentation for your disability or has other issues that lead the Social Security Administration to deny your claim.
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