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What Documents Do I Need With My Disability Application?

Submitted by rsg on Fri, 12/17/2021 - 10:44

The Social Security disability application process requires you to complete two major tasks. First, you must submit a fully completed disability application that contains 100 percent accurate information. Failing to complete each section with accurate information means your claim will not get past the first phase of the review process.

Who Is Eligible To Receive Social Security Benefits?

Submitted by rsg on Mon, 12/06/2021 - 11:06

Anyone who is unable to work for at least 12 months, meets the criteria of a Blue Book listing, and meets the non-medical requirements set forth by the Social Security Administration (SSA) is eligible to receive Social Security disability benefits. You will need to provide supporting evidence and documentation to show that you meet these criteria, and you will also need to provide hard medical evidence that backs up your claim. Monthly disability benefits can help you cover medical care and basic living expenses.

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy – Adult Announced as Compassionate Allowance

Submitted by rsg on Fri, 10/29/2021 - 14:58

The Social Security Administration (SSA) has announced Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy – Adult as a new addition to the compassionate allowances list (CAL). The compassionate allowances list is a way to quickly identify diseases and other medical conditions that meet the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) standards of criteria for approval for disability benefits. The CAL includes terminal illnesses, cancers, brain disorders, and rare genetic conditions that are life-altering.

Resources for People Applying for Disability Benefits

Submitted by rsg on Tue, 09/28/2021 - 14:04

If you have a disability that prevents you from working for at least 12 months you may be eligible to receive disability benefits after filing your application with the Social Security Administration (SSA). It is important you fill in the application form correctly and provide all the supporting medical information which proves you are disabled. Applying for disability benefits is not an easy task but there are some resources available that can help you through the application process.

Guide for Caregivers For Applying for Social Security Disability Benefits On Behalf of Their Loved Ones

Submitted by rsg on Sun, 09/12/2021 - 18:09

Being a caregiver for a loved one with a disability can be challenging. If you are the primary caregiver for a loved one and they can no longer work, then they may be able to qualify for disability benefits and you as a caregiver are able to apply on their behalf. Here is a guide for applying for disability benefits on behalf of a loved one.

How to Find a Social Security Disability Attorney Near Me

Submitted by rsg on Fri, 09/03/2021 - 10:13

Are you applying for a disability benefit from the Social Security Administration (SSA) or appealing a denied benefit decision? You may have decided that you need professional legal advice but are unsure how to find a disability benefit lawyer near you. A Social Security disability attorney may help improve your chances of obtaining a benefit through the SSDI or SSI claim process, so you will be relieved to know that there are several ways of finding a disability lawyer in your area. These ways are explored in more detail below.

A Guide to Understanding Why Your Disability Claim Was Denied

Submitted by rsg on Mon, 08/30/2021 - 08:33

Thousands of people who become disabled every year and submit a claim for disability benefits have their claim denied after the initial application. There are many reasons for this, including lack of evidence proving you are disabled and unable to work for at least 12 months, insufficient medical documentation proving you are disabled and cannot work and your medical condition which is causing your disability is not in the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) Blue Book listings.

8 Eye Problems Qualify That For Disability Benefits

Submitted by rsg on Thu, 05/20/2021 - 19:36

Few conditions impact your ability to work than eye problems. While many people dealing with visual disorders believe that you have to be totally blind in order to qualify for disability benefits, the truth is any significant degree of vision loss can affect your ability to work and make you eligible for Social Security Disability Benefits (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI).