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Episode 213: Social Security (SSDI, SSI) & VA Disability Benefits Offsets Explained

How do Social Security benefits and VA Disability Benefits impact each other? In this episode, we discuss VA disability and Social Security benefits, how they work together, and whether any offsets apply. Though Social Security and VA have similar aims, there is a profound difference in the way that each system defines disability. The biggest difference between VA and Social Security disability is that VA allows for gradations of disability, while Social Security is an all-or-nothing disability finding. There are also two different types of Social Security disability benefits: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). One benefit includes limits whereas the other does not. Tune in to learn more!