Create your own scenario with the POD calculator

This calculator allows you to create your own POD scenario. Select the beneficiary’s SSDI benefit, earnings, and impairment-related work expenses (IRWEs) to see how his or her income would be affected under SSA’s current rules and the new POD rules. If you have questions about the calculator, please contact the POD call center at 1-888-771-9188 and select option 1.

Scenario 1

Calculator results: income comparison
under current SSA and POD rules

SSA current rules during TWP SSA current rules after TWP New POD rules
Monthly gross earnings
Monthly SSDI benefit (earnings adjusted)
Monthly income