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I just started receiving Disability payments can i apply now

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I just started receiving Disability payments can i apply for SSI now I can't work because i'm receiving chemo treatments for my cancer.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Phillips Esq. replied 1 year ago.

Yes, you can also apply SSI. When you submitted your application for disability benefits (SSDI), Social Security Administration representative supposed to inquire whether you also wanted to apply for SSI. Click on the link below for the application information:

http://www.ssa.gov/disabilityssi/ssi.html