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Q: I received fully favorable decision on my SSDI 6/19The judge agreed that I became disabled April15, 2016. I didn’t apply

For SSDI until Jan 3

2017. How far is my back pay? Are the rules correct that I can be paid only up to 12 months less the 5 month waiting period??

Don Antonio Fendon
Don Antonio Fendon answered on Jul 8, 2019

The claimant applying for Social Security Title II disability benefits can receive retroactive benefits for up to 12 months from the date of filing for disability. Since the claimant was found to be disabled on April 15, 2016, and he/she did not file until January 3, 2017, the Administration can... Read more »

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