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Can a person who is collecting SS Disabiliy, also collect on

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Can a person who is collecting SS Disabiliy, also collect on their regular SS at thr approprate age?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Jonathan Tierney replied 2 years ago.

Hi, my name is ***** ***** my goal here is to provide you with the most complete and accurate answer possible.

When you reach full retirement age your benefits are automatically converted to retirement benefits, so you do not actually collect double benefits under two different programs. See bullet point B here on the Social Security Administration's website:

I hope this answers your question. Let me know if I can clarify anything or answer any additional questions. Jonathan