2017 Cost of Living Adjustment

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) & Childhood Disability Beneficiary (CDB)

Social Security Disability Amounts: 2016 2017
Benefits Amount-COLA 0% .3%
Medicare Part B
Substantial Gainful Activity (SGA) Non-blind $1130 /mo.         $1,170/mo.
Blind. $1,820 /mo.        $1,8950/mo.*
* Trial Work Period (TWP) – trigger $810/mo. $840/mo.

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) 

SSI Federal Payment Standard: 2016 2017
Individual $733/mo. $ 735/mo.*
Couple $1,100/mo. $1,103/mo*

* Because there is no COLA, by law these amounts remain unchanged in 2016

SSI Student Exclusion Limits: 2016 2017
Monthly Limit $1,780 $1,790
Annual Limit $7,180 $7,200

For more information please visit: 

http://blog.socialsecurity.gov/no-cost-of-living-adjustment-in-2017/

 

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