Disability Student Loan Forgiveness Need to Knows
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What Is Total and Permanent Disability Student Loan Forgiveness?
What Is Total and Permanent Disability?
Amputation. Cardiovascular or respiratory disease. Hearing or vision loss. Nerve damage. Musculoskeletal disorders.
How Can You Prove that You Are Totally and Permanently Disabled?
Doctor’s Certification The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) The Social Security Administration
can be expected to result in death, has lasted for a continuous period of at least 60 months, or can be expected to last for a continuous period of at least 60 months.
Social Security Administration Documentation
Applying for Student Loan Discharge
How Long Do You Wait After Applying?
annual earnings from employment that exceed the poverty guideline amount for a family of two in your state, regardless of your actual family size; a new federal student loan under the Direct Loan Program or a new TEACH Grant; another disbursement (payment) of a Direct Loan or a TEACH Grant that was first disbursed (paid out) before your discharge was approved, and the new disbursement has not been returned to the loan holder or (for a TEACH Grant) to DOE within 120 days of the disbursement date; or a notice from the SSA stating that you are no longer disabled, or that your next scheduled disability review will no longer be five to seven years from the date of your last SSA disability determination.
Resources for Those With Disabilities Who Don't Qualify for Discharge
Medicare helps cover your medical costs if you have an eligible disability. Medicaid helps cover your medical costs if you have a low income. The Housing Choice Voucher Program, also called Section 8, can help pay part of your rent in an approved rental.
Other Ways of Dealing With Student Loans
Employer Student Loan Repayment
Student Loan Refinancing
Frequently Asked Questions
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