Overview of Disability
Disability Back Pay
Requirements for Disability
Applications for disability
Tips and Advice for Disability Claims
How long does Disability take?
Winning Disability Benefits
Common Mistakes after a Denial
Mental Disability Benefits
Denials for Disability
Appeals for denied claims
Disability Benefits from SSA
Child Disability Benefits
Qualifications and How to Qualify
Working and Disability
Disability Awards and Notices
Disability Lawyers, Hiring Attorneys
Social Security List of Impairments
What Social Security considers disabling
Medical Evidence and Disability
Filing for Disability Benefits
Eligibility for Disability Benefits
SSD SSI Definitions
SSDRC authored by Tim Moore
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What happens after you file a disability claim?
"Hi, What happens after I fill out the form? About how long does it take? Finally, does it go to people who specialize in disability? Thank you."
I am guessing you are asking what happens after you file a disability claim. Once your claim is filed it goes to an state disability agency responsible for making Social Security disability determinations where it is assigned to a disability examiner.
Social Security disability examiners have specialized training that enables them to make a disability determination using Social Security rules and guidelines and your medical evidence. There are medical professionals at these agencies as well. For the most part they review the disability examiners determinations to make sure they are supported by the facts of the disability case. If the examiners determination is correct the medical professional signs the determination and a decision is sent to you.
I hope this helps you to understand the disability process. Good luck with your disability claim.
Return to: Social Security Disability Resource Center, or read answers to Questions
Social Security Disability denied
Disability denied twice
What can I expect from a Social Security Mental Examination or Evaluation?
Filing for disability with obesity
Applying for disability with depression
How many times will Social Security deny you?
Filing for disability with spinal fusion
Forms for Social Security Disability
Social Security Disability Criteria
Denied disability by ALJ
How to file for disability in South Carolina
Filing for disability with crohn's disease
Can a lawyer get my disability court date faster?
If you are younger can you get disability?
What Social Security looks for in your medical records
How many hire a disability lawyer?
Information on the following topics can be found here: Social Security Disability Questions and in these subsections:
Frequently asked questions about getting Denied for Disability Benefits | FAQ on Disability Claim Representation | Info about Social Security Disability Approvals and Being Approved | FAQ on Social Security Disability SSI decisions | The SSD SSI Decision Process and what gets taken into consideration | Disability hearings before Judges | Medical exams for disability claims | Applying for Disability in various states | Selecting and hiring Disability Lawyers | Applying for Disability in North Carolina | Recent articles and answers to questions about SSD and SSI
These pages provide answers to basic questions about pursuing disability benefits
What mental problems qualify for disability?
SSI disability status
How to prove you qualify for disability
Qualifying for disability eligibility requirements
How Does Social Security Decide If You Are Disabled
How much does disability pay?
Factors involved in Winning SSDI or SSI Claims
Applying for disability with Degenerative Disc Disease
How long to get a Social Security decision letter?
What Does Social Security Consider To Be a Disability?
The amount of back pay that you receive
Social Security medical disability determination process
If You Get Approved For SSDI Will You Also Get Medicare?
How long can you receive SSI or Social Security disability benefits?
How Long Does A Social Security Disability Appeal Take?
How Long Does It Take To Get Disability Benefits When You First File?
Can you work if you get SSI disability?
Social Security Disability attorney fees
Am I eligible to receive disability benefits?
What are the non medical requirements for disability
How to get SSI
Approved for disability benefits
SSD SSI disability hearing decision