Disability Benefits Update: New SSDI payment worth up to $3,627

This is something for some Americans disability benefits to receive their December SSDI checks. While the maximum payouts are pretty big, the average check isn’t that much money.

Therefore, if you have just applied and got the approval to get SSDIyou should expect something like this $1489. The SSA said $1,489 is the average SSDI check in 2023 in their latest COLA fact sheet.

Then if you haven’t received yours SSDI check more, there are two different payment days to get it. the first will be on December 20 and the second on December 27.


This payment will not be for those of Social security for disability before May 1997. This will be the first requirement you need to fulfill to redeem this money from the Administration.

Make sure your birthday matches the date of birth requirement to receive an SSDI payment on December 20th and 27th
Make sure your birthday matches the date of birth requirement to receive an SSDI payment on December 20th and 27th

The second thing is the fact that your birthday must be from 11-20. For example, if you started receiving SSDI benefits after May 1997 and your birthday is May 16, you will be eligible for payment on December 20. The month in which you were born does not really matter.

As for the amounts, average payments can be around $1,489, but this will depend on your work history and previous earnings. The more taxes you paid to Social Security, the higher you are SSDI payment will be.

Remember that December payments will not give you a COLA boost. Not even December 27 SSDI check. This payment will be for those whose birthday is from 21-31.


Apart from Social Security Disability Paymentswill have additional insurance income (SSI) check. Although recipients will receive their money in December, this is their SSI payment for January.

Therefore, he will have a COLA boost. So instead of $914 (the maximum amount in 2023) some eligible seniors could get $943. Married couples can receive up to $1,415.

Remember that some SSDI beneficiaries can collect both SSI and Social Security Disability. This is because they are low income so the administration sends them a supplement.

If you are thinking of applying for SSDI, make sure you gather all the information quickly to prove you have a qualifying condition. If you are on SSI you may also be eligible for SNAP benefits, so apply to get more money for healthy food.

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