Who qualifies for SSI in Colorado?

Anyone may apply for SSI. Are at least age 65 or blind or disabled. Have limited income (wages, pensions, etc.). Have limited resources (the things you own). Are U.S. citizens, nationals of the U.S., or some noncitizens.

How much SSI do you get in Colorado?

If you qualify for SSI, you get monthly payments to help you pay for your basic needs, like food, clothing, and shelter. A person who is single can get up to $841 per month in benefits. You also get Health First Colorado (Medicaid) health coverage automatically, without having to file a separate application.

Can I get SSI immediately?

We may be able to make an immediate payment to new claimants and those already receiving SSI whose benefits are delayed or not received and who face a financial emergency. The immediate payment cannot be higher than $999.00.

Is it hard to apply for Social Security Online?

Applying online is the easiest way to complete your application at a time that works for you, without a trip to the Social Security office. You can also apply by phone or at a Social Security office.

Does Colorado add to SSI?

Colorado pays an increased state supplement to SSI recipients who live in adult foster homes or who receive special services to allow them to remain in their own homes. In addition to state supplemental payments, SSI recipients in Colorado are automatically eligible for Medicaid.

How far does SSI back pay?

Retroactive benefits might go back to the date you first suffered a disability—or up to a year before the day you applied for benefits. For SSI, back pay goes back to the date of your original application for benefits.

How much back pay does SSI pay?

The SSA takes the months between your application date and your approval date and multiples it by your monthly payment. If you receive the maximum payment of $735, and it took the SSA eight months to approve your claim, you would be entitled to $5,880 in back pay.

What is a one time payment from SSI?

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act provides for a one-time payment of $250 to Social Security and Supplemental Security Income, or (SSI) beneficiaries, as well as those who receive Railroad Retirement and Veterans benefits. You probably have questions about the one-time payment.

How can I apply for SSI?

employer details for the present and prior two years

  • an alternate contact (friend or relative) who is aware of your medical conditions who can help you with your claim
  • a comprehensive list of your medical conditions
  • Can I get temporary disability in Colorado?

    Temporary Disability. Colorado law requires temporary disability insurance for occupational losses through Workers Compensation programs. Employers must purchase the coverage, and employees do not need to take proactive steps to enroll. If your temporary malady occurred on-the-job, contact the insurance company selected by your employer to file a claim. In addition to partial wage replacement, the mandated policy may make other payments.

    Can I apply for SSI?

    You may be eligible to apply for SSI through the online disability application. Calling us at 1-800-772-1213 (or TTY 1-800-325-0778 if you are deaf or hard of hearing) and making an appointment to apply for SSI. If you are deaf or hard of hearing, we also will take your telecommunications relay services (TRS) assisted calls at 1-800-772-1213.

    Where can I apply for SSI online?

    – Verify your intent to file. – Confirm the information provided. – Obtain any additional information needed. – Offer you the opportunity to provide your verbal consent to sign the application.