I was receiving both SSI and survivors benefits. Once my survivors benefits increased they cut off my SSI,
Since SSI is based on both disability and dire financial need the payment was reduced or even eliminated when you got the survivor benefit. If the survivor benefit stops your SSI should resume so long as you remain disabled and do not otherwise have too much money.
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If, when your survivors benefits run out, your SSI does not restart automatically then simply reapply at that time. Good luck,
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