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Can I Get Access to Government Programs on Social Security Disability?

Submitted by Elizabeth on Wed, 07/19/2023 - 09:44

Are you struggling to make ends meet even though you’re getting Social Security disability benefits? If you’re receiving Social Security disability benefits you may be eligible for other government assistance programs as well. Oftentimes, people who are awarded Social Security disability benefits can use their application for disability benefits as an application for other government programs as well.

How to Qualify for Disability Benefits with Polyarthritis

Submitted by pec on Mon, 07/10/2023 - 16:00

Polyarthritis isn’t necessarily its own individual form of arthritis. When a medical professional diagnoses a patient with polyarthritis, it means the patient experiences arthritis in at least five joints.

Such a condition can significantly limit one’s ability to perform various work-related tasks. If you have this condition and can’t work accordingly, you may qualify for disability with polyarthritis. Disability benefits from the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) could help you pay for such basics as food and housing.

Does The SSA Have Their Own Doctors?

Submitted by Eric on Wed, 06/28/2023 - 17:16

The process of applying for and receiving disability benefits through the Social Security Administration (SSA) can involve several steps. Often, it may be necessary for one of the SSA’s own doctors to examine you. 

Their goal is to determine whether you qualify for disability benefits based on the severity and nature of your condition.

What is an ‘Acceptable Medical Source’?

Submitted by Elizabeth on Wed, 06/28/2023 - 11:34

Medical evidence plays a critical role in an application for disability benefits. When evaluating whether an applicant is eligible for benefits, the Social Security Administration (SSA) will account for whether the evidence an applicant has provided comes from their list of Acceptable Medical Sources (AMS). This guide explains what an AMS is, whether the SSA will accept evidence that comes from a source other than an AMS, and why including medical evidence with your disability claim is vital. 

How Veterans Can Qualify For SSD at the Same Time As Receiving VA Disability

Submitted by Elizabeth on Wed, 06/28/2023 - 11:06

It’s a myth that veterans who are receiving VA disability pay can’t receive Social Security disability benefits, or that a veteran must choose between VA disability and Social Security disability benefits. Veterans can receive both VA and Social Security disability benefits, and there are nearly one million veterans that do.  

Do I Need to Hire a Lawyer Before Submitting My Application?

Submitted by Shane on Tue, 06/27/2023 - 15:37

Although you are not required to hire an attorney at any point during the Social Security Disability application process, we advise you to retain the services of an attorney prior to submitting your initial application.

Do You Need a Lawyer to File For Social Security Disability Benefits?

Applying for social security disability benefits can be frustrating and challenging. Many disability benefits applications are rejected by the Social Security Administration (SSA) initially and applicants then may have to appeal the decision.

What Benefits Are Cancer Patients Entitled To?

Submitted by Eric on Tue, 06/27/2023 - 14:39

You may be eligible to receive $3,627 each month. Fill out this Free Disability Evaluation today to find out more! 

There are different kinds of benefits for cancer patients. Among those different benefits are Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medicare, Medicaid, and non-profit assistance.