How to qualify for Social Security Supplemental Income 2022 - New monthly direct payments up to $861 available

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) may be

Available to you if you meet the requirements for each program. As of this year, 

SSI benefit caps for 2022 will be $841 per month, or around $10,092 per year.

In addition to your age, your job history (such as your previous average salary) and 

The length of your SSDI eligibility are also factors that determine your SSDI payment amount

At disability onset. SSA provided us with a hypothetical monthly payment scenario in

Which you might receive $861 per month if you qualify for both programs.

Supplemental payments are not provided by some states

Supplemental payments are not available in all states. Those are:

Arizona
Arkansas
Mississippi
North Dakota
Tennessee
West Virginia
Northern Mariana Islands

You may get less SSI because of your state

Everyone is eligible for SSI, but not everyone receives the same amount.

There is a possibility of getting an additional SSI payout if you live in a state that increases the federal SSI payout.

However, you may receive less if you meet the following conditions:

1. You may also have other sources of income, such as wages, pensions, or Social Security benefits. 

2. If you live with a spouse who earns an income, someone pays your household expenses.

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