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Checklist – Working While On SSDI

If you are working or you want to go to work, knowing what your current benefits are and understanding SSDI work incentives will help you make informed decisions about your benefits. Review the following checklist, and if you have any questions talk with your case manager or Social Security representative.

SSA Representative:
Phone Number:
Date last called:

Have you written or spoken with your representative about your plans for employment?

Do you understand?
Yes | No
___ | ___Trial Work Period (TWP)
___ | ___Extended Period of Eligibility (EPE)
___ | ___Substantial Gainful Activity (SGA)
___ | ___Grace Period
___ | ___Continued Medicare Coverage
___ | ___Impairment Related Work Expenses (IRWE)
___ | ___Continuing Eligibility Review
___ | ___What happens if you get sick or lose your job?
___ | ___What options are available to you when SSDI ends?

What questions do you need to have answered?

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