Requirements to Pass Each 12-month Timely Progress Review

First 12-Month Review: Complete three months of work at Trial Work Level (TWL) amount1, or complete GED or high school diploma, or complete 60% of a full-time course load for an academic year in a college or technical, trade or vocational training program, or complete a combination of this work and education requirement.

Second 12-Month Review: Complete six months of work at TWL amount1, or complete 75% of a full-time course load for an academic year in a college or technical/trade/vocational training program, or complete a combination of this work and education requirement.

Third 12-Month Review: Complete nine months of work at Substantial Gainful Activity (SGA) amount1, or complete an additional full-time academic year of study, or complete a 2-year or 4-year college program, or complete a 2-year technical, trade or vocational training program, or complete a combination of this work and education requirement.

Fourth 12-Month Review: Complete nine months of work at SGA amount1, or complete an additional academic year of full-time study, or complete a combination of this work and education requirement.

Fifth 12-Month Review: Complete six months of work at SGA amount1 with no Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and/or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) cash benefits in months worked, or complete an additional academic year of full-time study, or complete a 4-year degree program.

Sixth 12-Month Review: Complete six months of work at SGA amount1  with no SSDI and/or SSI cash benefits in months worked, or complete a 4-year degree program.

Seventh 12-Month Review and All Subsequent 12-Month Periods: Complete six months of work at SGA amount1 with no SSDI and/or SSI cash benefits in months worked.

Note: 1Please refer to the Payments at a Glance documents of the appropriate year for the TWL and SGA amounts