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The type of social security benefits that premature babies can receive is called supplemental security income, or SSI. The Social Security Administration provides benefits for any disabled child, including those who are born with low birth weight. Any baby who weighed less than 2 lb 10 oz at birth qualifies for SSI. Qualifying for Standard Children’s Disabilities. Lung Problems.
The most frequent problems that premature infants suffer are a result of undeveloped lungs. Specifcally, many preemies develop what Vision Problems. Hearing Problems.
Neurological Disorders. Mental disorders. The Social Security Administration (SSA) does provide Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits to some infants born prematurely; however, premature birth is not the primary qualifier for SSI benefits. Instead, it’s weight at birth that determines whether or not an infant qualifies for disability benefits. Benefits for Premature Babies While you are receiving these initial payments, the Social Security office is deciding if your child qualifies to be a permanent recipient of SSI benefits.
If the Social Security Administration notifies you that benefits will stop, you do not need to return the money paid for your child during these first months. Most infants who are only a few weeks premature and of normal weight for gestational age do not have significant growth delays. Many premature infants who survive, especially those born with very low birth weight, may have other medically determinable impairments associated with their prematurity. While Social Security does not have a specific impairment listing for premature birth or low birth weight, there is a listing that addresses developmental and emotional impairments in children up to three years of age (which are very commonly seen in premature or low birth weight babies).
Filing for Social Security Disability Benefits for a Baby with Low Birth Weight A child’s small size and slow growth may qualify them for benefits under section 100.00—Childhood Growth Impairments. Doctors will keep a close watch on your baby’s vision and hearing from the moment they are born. If. 7 sources of financial help for you and your preemie. SSI (Supplemental Security Income) Social Security provides SSI disability benefits to certain infants of low birth weight, whether or not they Medicaid.
WIC. WIC, the special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants, and childre. This kit answers common questions about applying for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for children, and includes a worksheet that will help you gather the information you need.
CONTACT Social Security right away to find out whether the income and resources of the parents and the child are within the allowed limits, and to start the. To be eligible for SSI benefits, a child must be either blind or disabled. A child may be eligible for SSI disability benefits beginning as early as the date of birth; there is no minimum age requirement.
A child may be eligible for SSI disability benefits until attainment of age 18 (see definition of disability for children).
List of related literature:
|from The Mother of All Pregnancy Books: An All-Canadian Guide to Conception, Birth and Everything In Between|
|from Primary Care of the Child With a Chronic Condition E-Book|
|from Yearbook of Private International Law|
|from Unequal Treatment: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care (with CD)|
|from Starting Strong II Early Childhood Education and Care: Early Childhood Education and Care|
|from Flat Broke with Children: Women in the Age of Welfare Reform|
|from The Statesman’s Yearbook 2008: The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the World|
|from J.K. Lasser’s Your Income Tax 2008: For Preparing Your 2007 Tax Return|
|from How to Make Your Money Last Completely Updated for Planning Today: The Indispensable Retirement Guide|
|from Legal Admissions: Permanent|