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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.

How to Fill Out a Request for a Reconsideration Form

Submitted by amm on Wed, 12/08/2021 - 13:07

If your initial application for a Social Security disability benefit is denied following the medical evidence you have provided in support of your application, it is better to go ahead and fill out a request for reconsideration instead of reapplying for disability with a new application. If you applied for Social Security disability benefits (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) disability benefits and were not approved for medical reasons, you can file an appeal online.

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.

What is a Dire Need Letter for Social Security Disability?

Submitted by CM on Sun, 12/05/2021 - 22:34

If your Social Security disability application has been denied and you are waiting for a hearing to be scheduled with an administrative law judge (ALJ), you can sometimes get an expedited hearing by submitting what is known as a "dire need letter" for disability. This may help to bring forward your appeal hearing with the ALJ so that you do not need to face unnecessary financial hardship due to your disability.

What NOT To Do On Your Social Security Disability Application

Submitted by Eric on Fri, 12/03/2021 - 15:12

When you sit down with an attorney to discuss your claim for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits, you can expect to receive legal advice on how to submit the most convincing claim.

Your legal counsel also will ensure you attach the proper paperwork to boost the chances of the Social Security Administration (SSA) approving your claim for financial assistance. An important part of the first meeting with a Social Security disability benefits lawyer is to learn what you should not do during the disability application process.

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.