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SSA Adds 12 New Compassionate Allowances

Submitted by rsg on Wed, 08/17/2022 - 10:46

Twelve new conditions were added to the compassionate allowances program on August 15, 2022. The compassionate allowances program now has 266 conditions that qualify for expedited claims approval with the proper medical evidence and supporting documentation. If you have a condition on the CAL, you can access disability benefits much more quickly.

What Conditions Were Added to The Compassionate Allowances List?

There were 12 conditions added to the compassionate allowances list (CAL). Here are the added conditions:

How to Determine What Heart Problems Qualify for Disability?

Submitted by Shane on Mon, 08/15/2022 - 15:42

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.

Does Amazon Accept SNAP?

Submitted by rsg on Wed, 08/10/2022 - 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?

Submitted by rsg on 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?

Submitted by rsg on 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?

Submitted by rsg on 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.

How Do Disability Benefits Work?

Submitted by Eric on 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.