Overview of Disability

Disability Back Pay

Disability Requirements

Disability Applications

Disability Advice Tips

How long do cases take?

How to win Disability

SSD Mistakes to avoid

Disability for Mental

What if you get denied?

How to file Appeals

Disability through SSA

SSI Disability Benefits

Disability for Children

How do I qualify for it?

Working and Disability

Disability Award Notice

Disability Lawyer Q&A

Disability Conditions List

What is a disability?

Your Medical Evidence

Filing for your Disability

Disability Eligibility

SSD SSI Definitions

Recent Questions

SSDRC Disability Blog

Does Social Security disability have a Time Limit for Receiving Benefits in Texas?

Does Social Security disability have a time Limit for Receiving Benefits? Not really. The social security administration awards benefits to individuals based on the assumption that their state of disability will be longstanding.

This is reflected in the fact that the disability criteria for both programs (social security disability and SSI disability) requires that a claimant be so limited by their condition that they are unable--or will be unable--to engage in work activity at the substantial gainful activity level for at least a year, or have a condition so severe that it may possibly result in death.

SSD and SSI disability benefits are not awarded for partial disability, or temporary disability. However, having said that, the federal disability system does build time considerations into the process by requiring periodic reviews of one's medical status.

These reviews are referred to as CDRs, or continuing disability reviews. How often are they conducted? Potentially, they are done every one, three, or seven years, depending on the adjudicator's perceptions (regarding the medical evidence and the outlook for the claimant) at the time an approval was made.

I say "potentially", however, because even if a case has been diaried for review at the three year mark, it may not get done according to that time schedule if the claims rep at a social security field office is particularly bogged down.

Do you stand a chance of losing your disability benefits in Texas if your case gets reviewed? Claimants who are not working and receiving earnings at the substantial gainful activity level will not be in danger of having their disability benefits ceased unless their medical records demonstrate medical improvement. And, typically, most claimants will have their benefits continued after a review has been conducted.

Return to:  Social Security Disability Resource Center, or read answers to Questions

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Is it difficult to get an approval for SSI Disability in Texas?
How often will my disability claim be reviewed in Texas?
Do You Get Medicare Or Medicaid From Social Security Disability in Texas?
Does Social Security disability have a Time Limit for Receiving Benefits in Texas?
If you are on social security disability or SSI disability in Texas should you try to work?
If You get Disability Benefits in Texas, will Your Dependents get a Check?
What if you get Disability Benefits in Texas and move to another state?
If My Doctor Gives Me a Letter Will I Get Disability in Texas?
If I Get Social Security Disability in Texas Will They Cut Off My Benefits Later?
Can I Get Disability in Texas if I Have Not Worked Before?
If your Texas disability claim is turned down, you can file an appeal with social security
Who is eligible for Social Security Disability or SSI Disability in Texas?

Information on the following topics can be found here: Social Security Disability Questions and in these subsections:

Frequently asked questions about getting Denied for Disability Benefits | FAQ on Disability Claim Representation | Info about Social Security Disability Approvals and Being Approved | FAQ on Social Security Disability SSI decisions | The SSD SSI Decision Process and what gets taken into consideration | Disability hearings before Judges | Medical exams for disability claims | Applying for Disability in various states | Selecting and hiring Disability Lawyers | Applying for Disability in North Carolina | Recent articles and answers to questions about SSD and SSI

These pages provide answers to basic questions about pursuing disability benefits

What to Prove to Qualify for Disability Benefits
Applying for disability benefits, SSI and SSDI
What Disabilities Qualify for SSI and Social Security Disability?
How does back pay for Social Security disability work?
Social Security Disability And SSI Qualifications
Permanent Disability Qualifications for SSD and SSI
Status of your social security disability or SSI case
Disability lawyer representation, finding lawyers
What is qualifying for disability based on?
How to qualify for disability, qualifying for Benefits
Qualifications for Disability Benefits
How long does it take to get disability after applying?
Disability application, how to file in Texas
Texas disability requirements
Eligibility and qualifying for disability in Texas
What are the qualifications for disability in Texas?
Will I Qualify For Disability Benefits in Texas?
Getting a Texas disability lawyer, attorney, or advocate