How To Appeal A Supplement Security Income Denial

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Both Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) and Supplement Security Income (SSI) can help you bridge an income gap if you are disabled and not able to earn a wage. SSDI is awarded based upon your actual disability and the amount of work credits you have earned, while SSI is a needs based program run by the Social Security Administration (SSA) … Read More

Can A Newborn Qualify For Disability?

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Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) is a benefit paid to workers who are no longer able to work due to a disability. To qualify you have to meet both a medical standard, and show you have earned enough work credits. The medical element of the case is largely determined by the proof you provide from your treating physicians, outlining your … Read More

Information You Need For A Disability Appeal

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If you are disabled and applied for Social Security Disability Income (SSDI), but the Social Security Administration (SSA) has denied your application you may be wondering what step to take next. Unfortunately it is not uncommon for applications for benefits to be denied on the first go around, but fortunately it is also not uncommon for people to gain approval … Read More

What If My Disability Is Not Visible, Can I Still Get Benefits?

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Disabilities come in many shapes and sizes. Your condition is unique to you, and as long as you are limited by the disability you suffer from, you could qualify for Social Security Disability Income (SSDI). The Social Security Administration (SSA) oversees this program and awards benefits based on findings that workers have become or are so disabled as to not … Read More

Common Mistakes Made On Disability Claim Forms

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Filing for Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) is a complicated process. First, you are probably feeling overwhelmed just at the thought of not being able to work anymore and second, you are now staring down a lot of paperwork that can be confusing. It is important to get the facts straight and provide the right information when you apply for … Read More

How Personality Disorders Are Treated For Purposes Of Disability

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The Social Security Administration (SSA) provides monthly benefits to retired workers, disabled workers, surviving spouses and children, and others. These benefits help people make ends meet by providing a steady stream of income, but in order to receive payments you do have to qualify. One program that causes a lot of confusion and urban myths is the Social Security Disability … Read More

What Happens If I Ask For Reconsideration Of My Disability Claim?

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Workers who have become disabled have the option of filing for Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) through the Social Security Administration (SSA). Many of the applications received are denied when initially presented, but this is not the end of the road for the worker. There is a reconsideration and an appeals process. Fortunately, many applicants receive approval at one of … Read More

What Are My Chances At A Disability Appeal?

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Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) benefits are paid to disabled workers who are able to prove a disability. Many applications are denied when first filed, leaving workers with the choice to seek reconsideration and even file an appeal of the denial. The timing can be tight, so you need to act fast to make sure you do not miss important … Read More