Social Security Q&A: Disability benefits
Q: Is there a time limit on how long I can receive Social Security disability benefits? A: Your disability benefits will continue as long as your medical condition has not improved and you cannot work. Social Security will periodically review your case to determine whether you continue to be eligible. If you are still receiving disability benefits when you reach your full retirement age, your disability benefits will automatically be converted to retirement benefits. Learn more about disability benefits at www.socialsecurity.gov/disability. Q: Why is there a five-month waiting period for Social Security disability benefits? A: The law states Social Security disability benefits can be...