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Does Amazon Accept SNAP? rsg Thu, 06/30/2022 - 16:26

SNAP, short for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program is a government program that helps individuals buy the food that they need to live healthy lives. Those using SNAP will receive a monthly benefits card.

The benefits card, also known as an EBT card, can be used in many major grocery stores, and now can be used at Amazon.

Connecting your EBT card to your Amazon account will give you access to a couple of benefits that Amazon offers.

How Long Does Social Security Disability Benefits Last? rsg Thu, 06/30/2022 - 09:28

If you are applying for disability benefits, you may be wondering how long they will last once you are approved. For many people, Social Security disability will last until they get to retirement age, where they will then switch to retirement. Your SSD benefits can also stop if you no longer meet the requirements for disability benefits.

Can Attorney Help If I Was Denied Disability Benefits? rsg Thu, 06/30/2022 - 08:55

With the Social Security Administration (SSA) denying a majority of claims for disability benefits, you should prepare for the worst-case scenario by hiring a Social Security disability attorney. The first step in the appeal process is called reconsideration and if the SSA denies your appeal for reconsideration, you have three more opportunities to get your disability claim approved. Submitting an appeal in front of an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) represents the second step of the appeal process.

What Are Disabling Conditions? rsg Mon, 06/27/2022 - 17:40

If you have sustained one or more injuries or developed a debilitating illness that prevents you from working, you might qualify for financial assistance because of one of the disabling conditions listed by the Social Security Administration (SSA).

Each year, the SSA publishes a list of disabilities in a medical guide called the Blue Book. To qualify for benefits, you must demonstrate you suffer from one of the Social Security disabling conditions. Working with a disability attorney can help you file a persuasive claim with the SSA.

What is an Adult Function Report? Eric Mon, 06/27/2022 - 17:06

An Adult Function Report (AFR) is a questionnaire used by the SSA to determine if you qualify for a disability benefits. The SSA requires that you complete this form so that it can be certain your disability is severe enough to make it eligible for a disability benefit.

How Do Disability Benefits Work? Eric Mon, 06/27/2022 - 16:52

Disability benefits are funded through the Social Security Administration (SSA) for those who are unable to work because of a disabling condition. To qualify for Social Security disability, you must meet specific medical criteria.

You must provide hard medical evidence and supporting documentation to back up your claim and to confirm the severity of your condition and to back up your inability to work. A disability attorney can help you maneuver the claims process.

What is a VA Disability Rating? rsg Sun, 06/26/2022 - 19:44

A VA Disability Rating is a percentage assigned to a disabling condition that is service-based. It is based on the severity of the medical condition. This rating percentage determines the amount of VA Disability Benefits a veteran receives for their service related conditions. The rating percentage is meant to reflect how severe the medical condition is. 

How to Document Your Disability rsg Thu, 06/23/2022 - 17:52

Many disability benefit claims are denied due to a lack of medical evidence. This is why documenting your disabling condition is important for your claim. The sorts of documents required by the Social Security Administration (SSA) are medical reports from your treating physician with your diagnosis, treatment and recovery time, results of tests and the Residual Functional Capacity (RFC) report conducted by your physician which assesses both your physical and mental functions caused by your disability.

Find Out What Conditions Automatically Qualify for Disability in 2022

Submitted by Deanna on Mon, 06/20/2022 - 12:19

You have probably heard that being approved for disability benefits can be challenging. Documentation is the key to a successful claim. There are a lot of medical conditions, however, that do qualify for expedited approval. Some conditions automatically qualify for disability benefits if you have a confirmed diagnosis. There are a few conditions that warrant such approvals.

I Have A 100% VA Disability Rating. Can I Get Disability? Eric Thu, 06/16/2022 - 16:38

If you have a VA rating of 100% P&T, you may qualify for disability benefits, but you are not guaranteed benefits. VA benefits and Social Security disability benefits are both federal government programs, but both have very different requirements. Here is a closer look at qualifying for Social Security Disability benefits after having a 100% VA disability rating.