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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.

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 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.

How Much Does Disability Benefits Pay?

Submitted by Eric on Fri, 10/22/2021 - 16:25

If you have a medical condition that keeps you from working and earning a living, you may be eligible for Social Security Disability benefits. However, you must meet specific medical criteria as well as other requirements.

Those monthly disability benefits can be helpful to your income, and help you cover basic living expenses. Here is a closer look at how much you could receive in monthly disability benefits.

Resources for People Applying for Disability Benefits

Submitted by rsg on Tue, 09/28/2021 - 14:04

If you have a disability that prevents you from working for at least 12 months you may be eligible to receive disability benefits after filing your application with the Social Security Administration (SSA). It is important you fill in the application form correctly and provide all the supporting medical information which proves you are disabled. Applying for disability benefits is not an easy task but there are some resources available that can help you through the application process.