Frequently Asked Questions - Social Security Administration
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a Federal income supplement program funded by general tax revenues (not Social Security taxes) and pays benefits based on financial need. Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) pays benefits to you and certain members of your family if you are "insured," meaning that you worked long enough and paid Social Security taxes. You do not need to have worked the required time to receive SSI.
Reference: Social Security Administration
There is an online test that you may take that will tell you if there are any benefits for you from the SSA. This test is called The Benefit Eligibility Screening Tool (BEST) and is able to properly answer this question. The link below will take you to the test. It does not however take any personal information nor does it give any benefit amounts. It only tells you if you qualify for any benefits.
Reference: SSA BEST Screening Tool
Medicaid is a program for people to receive federally assisted income maintenance payments. It is jointly funded by the Federal Government and by your state.
Reference: Medicaid Information From SSA
Medicare is a health insurance program for people 65 years of age and older, some disabled people under 65 years of age, and people with end-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure treated with dialysis or a transplant).
Resource: Medicare Information
The determination of ovarian cancer is based upon a pathology report and an operative report. In the absence of these reports, they may use a physician's opinion.
Reference: SSA's Program Operations Manual OVARIAN CANCER
and SSA's Program Operations Manual SMALL CELL CANCER OF THE OVARY