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Question: Can one apply for and be granted social security disability benefits while already drawing social security retirement benefits?

Answer:

For information on social security disability and retirement benefits, please visit LawForSeniors.org. For information on how to qualify for social security disability benefits see http://www.ssa.gov/dibplan/dqualify.htm, which states "If you are receiving Social Security disability benefits when you reach full retirement age, your disability benefits automatically convert to retirement benefits, but the amount remains the same."

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