Jeffrey A. Rabin is a Chicago area disability attorney who posted this article to his website:
A frequent question from former clients who have been awarded either a period of disability and disability insurance benefits, or SSI benefits, is what work they can perform after the award and still maintain their eligibility for assistance. This article will review the basic social security rules concerning earnings after a finding of disability. We will examine the following areas:
1. Returning to work on SSDI:
a). Trial Work Period;
b). Extended Period of Eligibility;
c). Extended Medicare Coverage.
2. SSI and Work Efforts;
3. Impairment Related Work Expenses; and
4. Ticket to Work Program.