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1

One becomes eligible for Social Security disability benefits after having been disabled for

5 months. Disability income benefits are paid to the covered worker in the amount of the PIA after a 5-month waiting period.

2

What is Old Age and Survivors Health Insurance (OASDHI) also known as?

Social Security

3

All of these are considered to be a benefit under Social Security EXCEPT for

survivorship

unemployment

disability

retirement

unemployment

4

To be eligible for Social Security disability benefits, an employee must be unable to perform

Any occupation.

5

Which of the following factors affects the amount of monthly disability benefits payable under Social Security?

The cause of the disability

The amount of the benefits available from other sources

The number of children dependent on the recipient

The state in which the recipient lives

The amount of the benefits available from other sources.

6

Q is severely injured in an automobile accident and becomes totally disabled. How many months must Q be disabled before being able to apply for Social Security disability benefits?

5. You are eligible to file for Social Security benefits after being totally disabled for 5 months.

7

What determines the full amount of Social Security retirement benefits a qualified individual is entitled to receive?

Primary Insurance Amount (PIA)