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SSI Recipients Not|Penalized for Combat Pay

WASHINGTON (CN) - The Social Security Administration has clarified that military combat pay is not considered income regarding Supplemental Security Income eligibility for spouses and children of service members.

The rules also clarify that the agency does not consider combat pay as income when figuring the payment amount. Also, for eligibility, it does not consider retroactive payments of certain military pay as resources for nine months following receipt.

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