Social Security disability and special retirement supplement


Q. I voluntarily retired in 2008 and did not receive a reduction in my retirement. I plan on applying for Social Security disability. If approved, will it affect my supplemental that I receive with my annuity?

A. If you are approved for Social Security disability retirement, your special retirement supplement will be terminated.


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Reg Jones was head of retirement and insurance policy at the Office of Personnel Management. Email your retirement-related questions to

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