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Spotlight Series: HIV Stigma and Discrimination

Disability Benefits For Hepatitis B

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Ask the Experts

Surviving on Disability

I have been positive for 9 years. I am relatively healthy and have a job with a gov't agency with medical benefits. I have been working 19 years, but don't figure I can retire until 63years old(another 20 years) to get social security and current...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...looks at the medical evidence provided by a person's doctors to determine whether or not that person is eligible for disability benefits under the plan.There are usually several sources for disability benefits: (1)California State Disability;... Read more »

Disablity Benefits Taxation By State

Are short term disability benefits taxable by the state in the State of CA? I've read that State... Read more »

Disability (LT)

I have chronic hepatitis-B and am HIV+, for the past yearor so I have been having more and more... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...ranges in severity from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to a serious, lifelong illness. It results from infection with the Hepatitis B virus. Hepatitis B can be either "acute" or "chronic." Acute Hepatitis B virus infection is a short-term... Read more »
Being Alive

Working While Collecting Disability Benefits

... Many people who are collecting disability benefits would like to consider doing some work if it won't interfere with their benefit payments. Whether they are covered under Social Read more »
U.S. Social Security Administration

What You Should Know Before You Apply for Social Security Disability Benefits: Fact Sheet

...with the local Social Security office. The following are answers to questions most people ask about applying for disability benefits. Knowing the answers to these questions will help you understand the process. How does Social Security decide... Read more »
U.S. Social Security Administration

Benefits For People With Disabilities the Social Security Administration and only individuals who have a disability and meet medical criteria may qualify for benefits under either program. Social Security Disability Insurance pays benefits to you and... Read more »
Connect With Others


Posted by franfrog, 2 Replies
...Does anyone know what the max you can make if you collect SS disability? Is there a length of time that you can work. Read more »


Posted by franfrog, 3 Replies
...Ok does anyone know if you are on permanant disability if you are able to work at all? Read more »

Etiquette Rules when Meeting a Disabled Person

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...might need. If a barrier cannot be avoided, let the person know ahead of time. Be respectful of the rights of people with disabilities to use accessible parking spaces. When speaking or writing about disability... Refer to a person's... Read more »

Social Security Disablity

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...everybody...does anyone know about how long until I'm notified of the appeal hearing/judge's decision? And what date do they use as date of disability for retroactive pmt calculation? The date I initially applied for SSD, or first day after my... Read more »