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How To Get Disability Benefits: A Step-By-Step Guide

Submitted by CM on Sat, 11/27/2021 - 22:19

If you are unable to work and earn a living, you may qualify for disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA). Here is a step-by-step guide on how to apply for and possibly get approved for Social Security disability benefits.

Your key to a successful disability claim is to provide supporting documentation and hard medical evidence. Here is a rundown of how to get your claim on track.

What Benefits Are Cancer Patients Entitled To?

Submitted by Eric on Fri, 11/19/2021 - 14:39

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.

All these benefits can be helpful to an individual who is unable to work and earn a living because of cancer. Here is a closer look at the different benefits and how they can help you cover your living expenses and medical care.

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

Submitted by Shane on Tue, 11/16/2021 - 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.

When is the Right Time to Hire a Disability Lawyer or Advocate?

Submitted by Maya on Fri, 11/12/2021 - 16:34

If you have been diagnosed with a medical condition that is keeping you from working, you may be wondering about the Social Security Disability application process. The application process can be long and challenging. Because of this, it can be helpful to work with a Social Security disability lawyer.

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.

How can you prove a mental disability to the SSA? Daniel Wed, 10/27/2021 - 09:34

How to Prove a Mental Disability

You can prove your mental disability by meeting a Blue Book impairment listing. The Blue Book is the list of impairments that qualify for Social Security disability benefits. There are a number of mental disabilities that qualify for Social Security disability benefits.

How Can You Automatically Qualify For Disability Benefits?

Submitted by CM on Sat, 10/23/2021 - 17:36

Some people may automatically qualify for disability benefits. Of course, that is dependent on the individual’s medical conditions and their restrictions and limitations.

You will need hard medical evidence to back up your claim, and you will also need proof of your diagnosis. Here is a closer look at how you may automatically qualify for disability benefits.