ANSWERS TO Social Security Disability AND SSI QUESTIONS

Answers to Social Security Disability and SSI Questions

The federal disability system is administered by the social security administration and is comprised of two separate programs: Social Security Disability and SSI, which stands for supplemental security income. Both programs use the same disability criteria and claims taken in either program are evaluated in exactly the same manner.

Therefore, with the exception of non-medical issues (meanings issues that pertain to non-medical criteria, such as issues concerning income and assets), the answers given to questions on pertain equally to both Social Security Disability and SSI eligibility.

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Social Security Disability Resource Center

The Social Security Disability Resource Center explains how to win your disability benefits and avoid mistakes that are time-consuming and costly. Published by former disability examiner Tim Moore, SSDRC helps to understand how to file a successful disability claim. is not the Social Security Administration and is not associated or affiliated with SSA. It is published by Tim Moore, an Accredited Disability Representative and a former DDS Claims Examiner in North Carolina. DDS, or Disability Determination Services, is the state-level agency that makes decisions on SSD and SSI claims for the Social Security Administration. Tim Moore represents claims at the application, reconsideration appeal, disability hearing, and appeals council levels in primarily the Raleigh, Durham, Garner, Wake Forest, Henderson, Oxford, Butner, Creedmoor, Warrenton, and Louisburg areas. He also takes NC claims in Cary, Rolesville, Knightdale, Clayton, Apex, Fuquay-Varina, Wendell, Zebulon, and Holly Springs. To learn more about the author: Tim Moore.