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How to file for disability, Filing for SSI
Disability Requirements, Disability Status
How long is the wait?, Disability Application
The Social Security List of Impairments
Qualifying for Disability, Mental Disability
Disability Lawyer Info, Disability Back Pay

What do they ask in a SSDI interview?



 
When preparing for your SSDI interview, you should have information about your medical conditions. You should also be able to provide the names of your treating doctors, along with their addresses, and phone number if possible. Social Security does not require that you provide each individual doctor but they would like the name of the practice or hospital. You will also need information about the testing you have completed and the medications you are currently taking.

You will not be asked about only your disabling conditions. You will have to be prepared to provide information about the types of jobs you have performed in the 15 year previous to your becoming disabled. This would include how many hours you worked, your pay, the job you performed, and how long you performed the job. If you only had one job, you will have to describe that job during the interview.

Additionally, you will have to give personal information about yourself. Marital information will be needed for both SSI and SSDI. If you are applying for SSI, you will have to provide information about your income and resources. These will be basic questions, but be prepared to give information about vehicles, land, life insurance, pensions, earnings, etc.








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For the sake of clarity, SSDRC.com is not the Social Security Administration, nor is it associated or affiliated with SSA. This site is a personal, private website that is published, edited, and maintained by former caseworker and former disability claims examiner, Tim Moore, who was interviewed by the New York Times on the topic of Social Security Disability and SSI benefits in an article entitled "The Disability Mess" and also by the Los Angeles Times on the subject of political attempts to weaken the Social Security Disability system.

The goal of the site is to provide information about how Social Security Disability and SSI work, the idea being that qualified information may help claimants pursue their claims and appeals, potentially avoiding time-consuming mistakes. If you find the information on this site helpful and believe it would be helpful to others, feel free to share links to its homepage or other pages on website resource pages, blogs, or social media. Copying of this material, however, is prohibited.

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