Answers to Common Questions about Social Security Disability and SSI

  1. To Apply For SSI or SSD Disability Benefits, Where do I Start?

  2. Social Security Disability Status - when should I call to check

  3. What is Social Security Back Pay?

  4. Application Requirements For Disability - What Do I Need To Start The Claim?

  5. The average amount of time it takes to receive a decision after filing for SSD benefits

  6. After I File For Disability Will Social Security Pay For Me To See A Doctor?

  7. How Long Do I Get To Keep My Social Security Disability or SSI Benefits?

  8. Can my Social Security Disability or SSI benefits be stopped or cutoff?

  9. How can you speed up a Social Security Disability case?

  10. Social Security Disability, SSI and Being Over the Age of Fifty, 50

  11. What Income Will Affect Your Disability Benefits? (Workers Compensation, Wages etc)

  12. What Determines Social Security Disability Income?

  13. What if you get denied for disability multiple times?

  14. If I Get Approved For Disability And Later Get Another condition, Can My Benefits Be Increased And Go Up?

  15. What is the SSI and Social Security Disability Application Wait Time?

  16. Will You Get Social Security Disability Benefits If You Cannot Work Your Old Job?

  17. How do I see a judge for my Social Security Disability case or SSI Claim?

  18. How Long Does it Take To Get An Answer On A Social Security Application For Disability?

  19. What Happens When You File A Second SSA Disability Claim?

  20. If you get Social Security Disability benefits do you get Medicare or Medicaid?

  21. The Continuing Disability Review for SSD and SSI claims

  22. What is a Social Security Disability Examiner?

  23. How do you find out if a Social Security Disability claim has been approved or even denied?

  24. How Long Will it Take To Get a Decision Letter from Social Security Disability?

About the Author: Tim Moore is a former Social Security Disability Examiner in North Carolina, has been interviewed by the NY Times and the LA Times on the disability system, and is an Accredited Disability Representative (ADR) in North Carolina. For assistance on a disability application or Appeal in NC, click here.