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Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)

SSDI work incentives encourage you to work by providing the security of continued benefits over a period of time. Understanding how those incentives operate will help you make decisions about work that will optimize your benefit and income level.

SSDI Work incentives include:
• Trial Work Period (TWP)
• Extended Period of Eligibility (EPE)
• Consideration of Impairment Related Work Expenses (IRWE)
• Continuation of Medicare coverage
• Continued payment under a vocational rehabilitation program