When Should I File For SSDI?

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The Social Security Administration (SSA) oversees approval and payment of Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) to disabled workers. The conditions required to be approved for SSDI are listed in a blue book kept by the SSA, but in some cases you can have a combination of things that qualify for benefits if you do not have a condition that is … Read More

How To Handle A Denial Of SSDI Benefits

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Being approved for Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) can take some time. While you are waiting you are probably anxious to find out if you are approved, so you can take your case to the next level in the event of a denial. The frustrating truth is that many application are initially denied, making it necessary to undertake steps for … Read More

Why Was My Application For SSDI Denied?

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The Social Security Administration (SSA) provides monthly benefits to disabled workers who qualify for benefits through the Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) program. Many workers receive a denial with their initial application, and it can be difficult to understand why much needed benefits have not been granted. It can also be hard to figure out if asking for reconsideration or … Read More

Three Steps To Take Before Applying For Disability

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If you have been injured to the point of disability or suffer from a condition that qualifies for automatic disability, it is important to know what steps to take to get the benefits you need. The Social Security Administration (SSA) is in charge of making disability payments, in the form of Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) and in some instances, … Read More

Top Three Ways To Have SSDI Taken Away

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Workers who have become disabled and are granted Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) from the Social Security Administration (SSA) should take special care to safeguard their benefits once those benefits begin to flow. It can take a while for an application to be approved, so the last thing an applicant wants to do is put their payments in jeopardy. But … Read More

Top Tips For Answering Questions At Your Disability Hearing

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If you have applied for, and been denied, Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) benefits chances are you are involved in one of the appeal stages. The first right of appeal you have is to ask for a reconsideration of your case. If you are still denied at that stage, you can go to a hearing and explain your case to … Read More

If I Make Too Much Will I Still Get Disability Benefit Payments?

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Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) benefits are available to workers who have become disabled and are not able to work. The determination as to whether you qualify is based upon being able to prove you are disabled, and having worked long enough to qualify. The second prong of this test; working long enough to qualify, can become confusing. It is … Read More

How Do I Determine The Onset Date Of My Disability?

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To get Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) you have be disabled and have worked long enough to earn the required number of work credits. The Social Security Administration (SSA) keeps track of your work history, will look over the medical evidence you supply regarding your condition, and either approve or deny your request. If you are approved benefit payments begin … Read More

How Heart Disease Can Lead To A Disability

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Heart disease is caused by buildup of fat inside the arteries, which narrows and/or hardens the arteries to the point that blood cannot flow properly. In addition to an improper blood flow, patients with heart disease also suffer from a lack of oxygen to their heart. If you are experiencing shortness of breath or severe chest pain it is a … Read More

What Are My Chances At An Award Of Supplemental Security Income?

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If you are not able to work due to a disability, the amount of Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) you are awarded may or may not be enough to pay your bills. If your award is too low, you can also apply for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) to help pick up the slack. But not every application for either SSDI … Read More