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May is Stroke Awareness Month

Submitted by CM on Mon, 04/19/2021 - 20:42

Whether you are dealing with the mild symptoms of your first stroke or trying to cope with multiple severe attacks, you might be eligible for receiving Social Security disability benefits.

Although strokes negatively affect the health of older Americans, roughly 25 percent of all cases impact Americans that are younger than 65 years.

If you suffered a stroke before you reached retirement age, applying for Social Security disability benefits can be the answer to your financial distress.

What To Include When Applying For SSDI

Submitted by CM on Thu, 12/31/2020 - 09:14

They say the proof is in the pudding and for receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), the proof is in the form of medical and non-medical documents. When you apply for SSDI, you need to include evidence of your medical condition, as well as proof of income and earned work credits.

SSDI applications without the proper documentation come back denied by the SSA.

What Are the Non-Medical Requirements Needed to Earn SSDI?

Submitted by Deanna on Wed, 12/30/2020 - 12:17

To be awarded Social Security Disability Insurance benefits, you must meet both the medical and non-medical requirements as outlined by the Social Security Administration (SSA). While you might be quite ill and meet the medical criteria to be considered disabled, you still might be denied disability benefits. A technical denial occurs when an applicant does not meet the non-medical requirements for disability benefits.

I’ve already been denied disability benefits twice. Is it worth continuing to pursue benefits?

Submitted by Maya on Tue, 12/29/2020 - 12:54

The Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) application process is long and cumbersome. For those who are dealing with a chronic, debilitating condition, completing the everyday tasks of life are challenging enough.

Many applicants who apply for SSDI are initially denied benefits. If this happens to you, you are able to file an appeal. if your claim is then denied a second time, you can request a hearing and continue the application process.

Appealing the First Denial