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My husband finally received his decision letter...fully favorable.

One thing on it I did not understand..."The claimant's date last insured is December 31,2011."

What does this mean? Will he be cut off of disability then and receive no more money from SS?

thanks,

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Please call SSA Now and ask about the Date of 2011. Call Now,not later...........

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Is that a birthday. Could it be the day someone turns 65.

SSDI is actually disability insurance.

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Congrats on your success. It is true that the 2011 date is the last date the insured had to file for SSDI.

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Yes, that is the last day he was eligible to file for SSDI and be covered. Had he applied after, that date, SSDI would have told him he was ineligible, as he would have lacked enough current quarters. It's either five or 10 yrs, from the last employment date. I believe it's five yrs. This is why, if a claimant became disabled more than five yrs before filing for SSDI, they use a disability onset date within five yrs of the last day they worked. Also, I believe, SSDI uses the annual income for the previous 10 yrs, taking the highest five and averaging them for the rate they pay the claimant.

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Philip Rogers, I agree with you on the information you have provided.

How long have you been 100%, and did you have a fight on your hands for years to obtain it?

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