Social Security disability income (SSDI) benefits can be a financial lifeline should a debilitating illness or accident take place. This course begins with a history of the program before examining eligibility criteria the benefit approval process, and the appeals process. Students also learn how monthly benefits are determined and about various incentive programs open to those who seek to return to work. Course coverage also includes tax considerations regarding SSDI benefits, the impact of the recent economy on COLA adjustments, as well as the financial status of the program and recent steps taken to maintain its integrity.
This course is good towards earning the following professional designation:
The DIF designation is co-sponsored by America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) and the International DI Society.