Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
Assistance for Michigan


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) pays a limited monthly income benefit regardless of your work history to individuals with limited income and assets.  Generally, if you qualify for SSI you also qualify for Medicaid. 

When you are approved for SSI you usually receive a lump sum cash benefit for the months Social Security finds that you were eligible for disability benefits but were waiting to receive their official approval.

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Important Changes to SSI Benefits Coming in 2012

    2011 2012
SSI Federal Payment Standard
  Individual $674/mo. $698/mo.
  Couple $1,011/mo. $1,048/mo.
SSI Student Exclusion
  Monthly Limit $1,640 $1,700
  Annual Limit $6,600 $6,840
*Due to the 2012 Social Security cost-of-living adjustment, monthly benefit amounts and earning caps are increasing. If you are considering SSI now is the time to apply. Don’t delay; contact us today to get started on the path to benefits. Our Michigan based SSI Attorneys can help.

 

Social Security provides monthly income if you can't work due to an ongoing medical condition. There are two different programs – Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). Based on your unique situation you might qualify for one or both disability benefit programs. Contact us today to see if our Michigan SSI Lawyers can help your situation