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    its in the mail
    ireneliz posted:
    went to the mail box today!!!!!!!!!
    i just got my 1st check from ssdi i was thinking this was going to take 2 yrs it only took 4 months. but what i dont understand is why didnt i get a letter from ssdi telling me more info well im glad i work all my life to be able to getthis check every month
    hackwriter responded:
    Hi Irene,

    Congratulations, I know what a relief it is to receive that first check. I didn't get a heads up letter either before getting that first check, but it did come shortly afterwards.

    You'll be eligible for Medicare in 24 months.

    TotallyDisgusted1 replied to hackwriter's response:
    Hi kim,

    Just a qustion on your reply in reguards to medicare, once you receive ssid for two years your eligible no matter what age you are?

    hackwriter replied to TotallyDisgusted1's response:

    Yes, once you have SSDI you become eligible for Medicare after 24 months regardless of age.

    TotallyDisgusted1 replied to hackwriter's response:

    Thank you.

    Paul728 replied to TotallyDisgusted1's response:
    I would recommend direct deposit for your ssdi check, that way you need not worry about it being stolen.
    whitefrazier responded:
    Who was your lawyer? If you had one help you.

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