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6 Tips to Win a Disability Reconsideration

Submitted by emm on Fri, 06/03/2022 - 13:55

With the Social Security Administration (SSA) denying a majority of disability claims, do applicants with denied disability claims have a second chance to make a positive first impression?

The answer is yes because applicants with denied disability claims can go through the appeals process established by the SSA. With the legal support of a Social Security disability attorney, you start the appeals process by filing a reconsideration appeal.

An SSDI reconsideration involves resubmitting your original claim for Social Security disability benefits.

What Does SSDI Mean?

Submitted by emm on Wed, 06/01/2022 - 16:23

According to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, 25 percent of Americans live with some type of disability.

Living with a disability can make it difficult, if not impossible to hold down a steady job, especially if the disability generates severe symptoms.

If you live with a mental or physical disability, you might qualify for a safety net program called Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI).

Is SSI the Same as Social Security Disability Benefits?

Submitted by emm on Wed, 05/04/2022 - 16:53

Trying to understand the complex system managed by the Social Security Administration (SSA) can be frustrating. Virtually every American is familiar with the retirement benefits that we have contributed to throughout our careers.

However, two programs called Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) often get confused with one another.

In the most fundamental descriptions, SSI represents basic income assistance to older and disabled Americans that live with limited resources.

4 Common Questions About Social Security Disability Benefits

Submitted by emm on Fri, 04/22/2022 - 14:41

Before filing an application for disability benefits it is useful to know some answers to a few common questions.

This will help you understand which type of disability benefit you are entitled to receive and how much you will gain once your disability benefit claim is finally approved. This article tells you everything you need to know about disability benefits.

I Haven't Had a Doctor's Appointment - Can I Still Get Disability?

Submitted by emm on Fri, 12/10/2021 - 15:28

When you apply for a disability benefit, the Social Security Administration (SSA) will expect you to provide medical records which describe your disability.

This means you will have to ask your doctor to provide results of a medical examination and your diagnosis. The SSA will also want to know if you are able to work. Without the examination and medical records from a doctor it can be difficult to prove you have a severe condition.