American Disability Act
American Disability Act of 1990 defines disability as "a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities."
Income settlements for Disabilities
The following impairment are considered
disability by the law
A person may be disabled from birth or during lifetime.
To help disabled two settlement schmes are
implemented by government, Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)
and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Medicare and Medicaid are also
components of these programs.
Individuals on SSDI for 24 months and
individuals above 65 yrs of age are eligible for Medicare. It is a friendly
funded insurance scheme. Under some special circumstances this scheme Towards
Medicare a monthly premium is deducted from SSDI check.
Medicaid is health insurance available for those on SSI. It is managed by your
state and jointly funded by the federal and state governments.
How to File Your Claim
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