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Thanks for your question. Note, once you start collecting SS retirement, you cannot also collect SS disability. So what the SSA told you is correct. Also note that persons on SSD are eligible for Medicare, parts A and B after 24 months of collecting SS disability. Likewise, in your husband's case, he is collecting SS retirement AND is eligible for Medicare. Therefore he is not entitled to any additional benefits.
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