social security and disability
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.

To learn more about the author, please visit the SSDRC.com homepage and view the "about this site" link near the bottom of the page.
Social Security Disability RC

How to file for disability, Filing for SSI
Disability Requirements, Disability Status
How long is the wait?, Disability Application
Social Security Disability list of impairments
How to Qualify for Disability, Mental Disability
Disability Lawyers FAQ, Disability Back Pay

Medicare Resource Information


Medicare Coverage through the Social Security Disability Program - The Medicare program offers two major health coverage entitlements: Medicare part A and B, along with more recent additions part C and D... continued at:

https://www.ssdrc.com/disabilityquestions3-12.html



Do I automatically receive Medicare benefits if I'm approved for disability benefits? - It is commonly reported that a person has to wait for 24 months before they can use their medicare coverage. However, saying it this way is a bit misleading. It is more accurate to say that in the SSA (the social security administration) disability system, medicare begins 24 months from the month that a beneficiary became entitled to receive their SSDI monthly benefits... continued at:

https://www.ssdrc.com/disabilityquestions3-59.html



Medicare dot gov - This is the official U.S. Government Site for People with Medicare. The tools provided on this site allow individuals to make comparisons of medicare prescription drug plans, gain information about medicare eligibility and enrollment, find area suppliers of medical equipment, locate doctors, find dialysis facilities, and compare area hospitals. The site also provides information on medicare prescription drug plans by state.

To visit the site:

https://www.medicare.gov



Medicare information from SSA - Located on one of the federal government's social security websites (there are several), this page provides answers to a number of medicare specific questions that should, at any qiven time, reflect the most accurate information available.

To visit the site:

https://www.ssa.gov/pubs/10043.html



Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Formerly known as the Health Care Financing Administratio, or HCFA, the centers for medicare and medicaid services is the federal agency responsible for administering medicare (prior to 1977, this was the responsibility of the social security administration).

To visit the site:

https://www.cms.hhs.gov/



Medicare Advocacy - The center for medicare advocacy, by its own definition, is a national-level non-partisan education and advocacy group whose mission is to help ensure that elderly individuals and individuals with disabilities have access to Medicare benefits and quality-level health care.

To visit the site:

https://www.medicareadvocacy.org/



Social Security Disability Questions - The information and question and answer section for the topics social security disability and SSI disability. Additional information can be found on the social security disability blog as well as on a number of SSD and SSI question and answer pages:








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.

To learn more about the author, please visit the SSDRC.com homepage and view the "about this site" link near the bottom of the page.


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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.

To learn more about the author, please visit the SSDRC.com homepage and view the "about this site" link near the bottom of the page.