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Ask Rusty – How Does Social Security Disability Work with Private Disability Insurance?

June 17, 2022 | Presenting: Russell Gloor - AMAC Foundation Social Security Advisor

Dear Rusty: If someone is collecting long-term disability through their company and the company states the employee also must apply through Social Security, how does this work? Does the amount of Social Security decrease from the amount that the person would normally receive upon retirement? Is long-term disability for life, or just until you are of retirement age? How about for the spouse of that individual? Would it have any impact on them? Signed: Concerned

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