What is the Application Process for Social Security Disability and SSI?
How do you Win Benefits under Social Security Disability or SSI?
If I am determined disabled, how far back will Social Security pay benefits?
How do you prove your disability case if you have a mental condition?
What Can I Do to Improve My Chances of Winning Disability Benefits
Common Mistakes after Receiving a Denial of Social Security Disability or SSI Benefits
How to File for Disability - Tips for Filing
If You Get Approved For SSDI Will You Also Get Medicare?
How much does a Social Security disability attorney get paid?
Social Security Disability SSI Criteria and the Evaluation Process
How long does it take to be approved for SSI or Social Security disability?
What do you Need to Prove to Qualify for Disability Benefits?
Social Security Disability SSI and Fibromyalgia
Social Security Disability SSI and Degenerative Disc Disease
Can I Qualify For Disability and Receive Benefits based on Depression?
Answers to questions about SSD and SSI disability
What Disabilities Qualify for SSI and Social Security Disability Benefits?
Social Security Disability Status
Social Security Disability Tips — how a claim gets worked on
Social Security Disability, SSI Disability - Terms, Definitions, Concepts
SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY POSTS
- Making a Request for a Disability Hearing
Most applicants for Social Security Disability or SSI disability benefits will be in the position of having to request a disability hearing at some point.
- Social Security Medical Exam
If you apply for social security disability or SSI disability benefits, there is a fairly good chance you will be scheduled to go to a medical exam.
- List of Impairments for Social Security Disability
The Social Security Administration (SSA) publishes a list of impairments, titled “Disability Evaluation under Social Security.” This book lists impairments is used by just about every individual involved in the disability determination process.
- How to Win Social Security Disability
Sadly, individuals suffering from significant medical and/or mental conditions may not win their Social Security disability benefits. Unfortunately, it is not enough to have a severe impairment to win Social Security benefits.
- How to Prepare For a Social Security Disability Hearing
The Social Security disability hearing is the last realistic hope of qualifying for Social Security disability benefits. In fact, if your disability claim is denied at the administrative law judge hearing, your representative is likely to advise you to begin the Social Security disability process again.
- Submitting a Social Security Disability Appeal on Time
The disability determination process is at best a “hurry up and wait” experience for most applicants. The average wait to receive a decision from the state disability determination services agency in charge of making disability decisions for the social security administration (SSA) is about 3 to 4 months.
- Social Security Disability Denied — The Reasons Why
If you have been denied social security disability (SSD) benefits, you are probably wondering what went wrong. Chances are, you are, or feel that you are, suffering from considerable physical or mental limitations as a result of your condition, or you would never have gone through the process of filing in the first place.
- Medical Records for Social Security Disability
Applicants filing for Social Security Disability (SSD) or SSI benefits can help to speed the disability determination process along by gathering their own medical records and submitting them along with their initial application, rather than supplying only the required medical history.
- Being Determined Medically Disabled for Social Security Disability
Do not assume that because you have been diagnosed with a severe medical condition and received medical treatment for that condition you will be approved for social security disability (SSD) or SSI benefits, even if you have a mountain of medical records to back up your claim.
- Am I Eligible For Social Security Disability?
In order to be eligible for social security disability (SSD) or supplemental security income (SSI) benefits, you must demonstrate that you are a) physically or mentally disabled and b) are in financial need (unable to perform substantial gainful activity) as a result of your disability.
- Why Do Social Security Disability Claims Take So Long?
In addition, because disability claims are so often denied upon initial review, and must then pass through the first appeal (called a request for reconsideration), and then upon denial of the reconsideration appeal to a hearing before an administrative judge, the wait for a final decision on an application can stretch from several months into years
- Disability, Social Security — how long is the process?
While it may be tempting to blame the slow pace on the disability examiner assigned to your case, it is far more likely that delays are caused by the failure of physicians and hospitals to forward medical records to the examiner in a timely fashion.
- Social Security Disability Advice for Filing
The ideal situation, then, is for a claimant to have their disability application approved quickly by the disability examiner at the first level of consideration, the state disability determination agency.
- Working while getting Disability - is it possible?
Individuals who feel, of course, that their condition is improving and would possibly like to return to work should not feel discourgaged from working.
- Letters from doctors for Social Security Disability
Should a physician submit a supporting statement prior to the disability hearing level? In some cases, this type of statement may be instrumental in winning a case at the intial claim and reconsideration levels.
- What physicians and claimants should know