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After graduating from college I worked as a Digital Mapping Technician with a budget that plans for my $776 in SSDI to end.

Tabatha W.
Keene, NH
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myth:

Myth: I was recently diagnosed with a disabling impairment. I currently have financial assistance and Medicaid through NH Family Assistance for me and my children. I don’t have to file for any additional benefit at this time.

fact:

Fact:  The benefits (cash and Medicaid) you are receiving under Family Assistance will end when your youngest child is age 18 (19 if still in high school).   To prevent a lapse in cash assistance and/or Medicaid for you,  you should file for disability benefits – Both through the Social Security administration ... Read More