As a general rule, it does not. However, we encourage verifying on an individual basis. Means-based assistance, such as Supplemental Social Security Benefits, may be affected.
In some cases, the seller’s insurance company may offer accelerated benefits. If the seller qualifies, the insurance company will pay a certain percentage of the total death benefit. Usually, the criterion for an accelerated benefit requires the seller to have a life expectancy of six to twelve months.