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What Should I Bring to My ALJ Hearing?

Submitted by rsg on Fri, 12/10/2021 - 15:41

If your disability benefit claim was denied at the reconsideration stage, you may request an Administration Law judge hearing. The purpose of this hearing is for the ALJ to make an accurate decision whether you are totally disabled and the extent of your disability which means you are eligible to receive Social Security disability benefits.

What Is the SSDI Appeal Process?

Submitted by rsg on Fri, 12/10/2021 - 15:25

There are four steps in the SSDI appeals process. Those steps include Request for Reconsider, Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) hearing, Appeals Council, and Federal Court Review. We will take a closer look at the steps of the appeals process and the likelihood of your claim being approved along with what evidence you should provide for your claim.

Is Immunocompromised a Disability?

Submitted by rsg on Mon, 12/06/2021 - 09:57

If you are immunocompromised, the Social Security Administration (SSA) may consider you disabled. You can qualify for disability benefits with an autoimmune disease.

You will need to provide supporting documentation and hard medical evidence to back up your claim. Here is a closer look at how being immunocompromised may qualify for Social Security disability benefits and what supporting documentation you may need to get your claim approved.

Non-Medical Requirements for SSDI

Submitted by rsg on Mon, 12/06/2021 - 09:11

If you have been diagnosed with a medical condition that prevents you from going to work for at least 12 months you may medically qualify for Social Security disability benefits (SSDI). However, before a decision is made about your medical condition you will have to meet non-medical requirements as well before applying for SSDI. One is whether you have sufficient work credits to qualify for SSDI while the other is whether you can engage in substantial gainful activity (SGA).