This increase is a result of the annual cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) that is applied by the
“This 5.9% increase is an attempt to keep up with inflation and is a very important benefit for SSDI recipients who face ongoing medical and living expenses,” said
More than 156 million
The average monthly SSDI benefit will increase to
“As our economy continues to recover from the devastating impact of the pandemic, people with disabilities who are receiving SSDI benefits will see some financial relief in their monthly income next year. SSDI benefits also provide a path for individuals to return to work if they are medically able to do so,” Perrigo said.
The annual COLA is based on increases in the Consumer Price Index for
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