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He received disability at age 62. Spouse also received his social security. Now she is 65, does her amount revert back to the amount she should have received at 65, or does it remain the same at the disability rate

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It remains the same.   By taking spouse's benefits at age 62, she, in effect, elected reduced benefits on his record.   That reduction remains in effect forever.   If she wanted to get the maximum amount, she would have had to wait until she reached full retirement age (now age 66) to file for spouse's benefits.

 

David Budlin

Former Social Security Employee/Supervisor

Now Disability Representative

http://www.disabilityexpertsfl.com

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