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How The SSA Evaluates Pain In Disability Cases CM Fri, 05/20/2022 - 11:04

If you are unable to work because of a medical condition that causes you severe pain, you may qualify for Social Security Disability benefits. There are two ways that the Social Security Administration (SSA) evaluates pain in a disability case.

First, pain is evaluated medically. The other way it is evaluated is based on the claimant’s quality of life. Here is a closer look at how pain is evaluated in a disability claim and what you can do if you are unable to work because of chronic pain.

Find Out What Conditions Automatically Qualify for Disability in 2022

Submitted by Deanna on Tue, 05/17/2022 - 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.

Medical Records for Disability Hearings rsg Mon, 05/16/2022 - 10:44

Many disability benefit applications are rejected initially and applicants are forced to appeal these decisions. The most common reason for a denied application is that the medical records and other evidence supplied is insufficient to convince the SSA that your case for a benefit is justified.

How to Determine What Heart Problems Qualify for Disability? Shane Thu, 05/12/2022 - 17:00

More than 40% of deaths in the United States are caused from heart disease, a statistic which far outnumbers that of other dreaded diseases, including all of the forms of cancer combined.

Because of that, let's take a closer look at this this serious group of diseases to gain new understanding about their causes, symptoms, treatments, and prevention.

What is Heart Disease?

Heart disease is another term for cardiovascular disease, or diseases which affect the cardiovascular system including the heart and its network of arteries, veins and capillaries.

Can Seeing a Physical Therapist Help My Disability Claim? CM Sun, 04/24/2022 - 17:56

If you have been diagnosed with a medical condition that means your condition may improve if you see a physical therapist, the SSA should be told that you have sought treatment in an effort to improve your condition.

How Much Does It Cost to File For a Disability Benefits? Eric Fri, 04/22/2022 - 14:36

If you have a disability and can no longer work because of its severity you may be considering applying for disability benefits.

One worry that many applicants have is how much it is going to cost to file for disability, especially if they have reduced earnings.

Fortunately, the actual application itself is free. If you decide to use an attorney, which isn’t compulsory, then there will be legal fees to pay, but usually these don’t have to be paid unless your application is successful.

Things You Can Do To Strengthen Your SSDI Application Eric Fri, 04/08/2022 - 11:28

Applying for disability benefits is never an easy task but there are ways to make sure you put your best case when applying for these benefits.

Before you file your SSDI benefits application you should consider ways to strengthen the SSDI application as there are various criteria you need to meet before disability benefits application is approved. Providing all the supporting evidence when you file your SSDI application helps to ensure your application is not denied.

8 Eye Problems Qualify That For Disability Benefits rsg Thu, 04/07/2022 - 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).

You may be eligible to receive $3,345 each month. Fill out a Free Disability Evaluation today!

Find Out How Long Does It Takes To Be Approved for Disability in 2022

Submitted by Shane on Thu, 04/07/2022 - 11:48

In most cases, it takes 3 to 5 months to receive a decision. However, how long it takes to collect your medical records and any other evidence needed to make a determination will determine the exact timing. Your application will be forwarded to a state organization that conducts disability determinations.

You may be eligible to receive $3,345 each month. Fill out a Free Disability Evaluation today!

Social Security Administration Offices Opening April 7, 2022 rsg Wed, 04/06/2022 - 15:10

The Social Security Administration recently announced that it will be reopening its Social Security offices to the public on April 7, 2022. This is the first time the SSA has allowed in-person office appointments since COVID first hit the US in Spring 2020. The Social Security Administration will continue to have appointments and hearings virtually in addition to the new in-person availabilities.