Nolo's Guide to Social Security Disability
We do have a reference copy in our office
Can a disabled Teacher qualify for Medicare (Health Insurance) before age 65?
Social Security pays benefits to people who cannot work because they have a medical condition that is expected to last at least one year or result in death. (ssa.gov) However, as a teacher and a member of CalSTRS you don’t pay into Social Security so you probably wouldn’t get SSDI. Check with CalSTRS, Medicare or Attorney’s.
CalSTRS Publications & Medicare & Social Security
The CalSTRS Disability Benefits Guide states that you may qualify for long-term disability benefits if you have a medical condition that will prevent you from working for at least a year. STRS Member Handbook Your CalSTRS retirement benefit or Medicare benefit will not be reduced because of these provisions in Social Security law Nolo’s Guide to Social Security Disability
Medicare and You 2020 #10050
Everything you want to know
Different Parts of Medicare
Understanding your Medicare Choices
Medi Gap vs Medicare Advantage
How to sign up for Parts A & B
Is your test, service, or item covered?
Original Medicare Parts A & B
Medicare Advantage Plans & Part D Rx
Supplement Insurance (Medigap)
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