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Social Security Q&A: Will private policy reduce disability benefit?

Question: I'm thinking about getting disability protection from a private company. If I become disabled and have a private policy, would it reduce my Social Security disability benefit? Answer: No. Having private insurance does not affect your eligibility for Social Security disability benefits. But you may be interested to know that workers' compensation and certain other public disability payments may affect your Social Security benefit. You can learn more and even apply for disability benefits at www.socialsecurity.gov/disability Also, read our publication, "How Workers' Compensation And Other Disability Payments May Affect Your Benefits," available at www.socialsecurity.gov/pubs . -...

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