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What is the Social Security Disability Blue Book Listing of Impairments?

The Disability Evaluation Under Social Security is a guide for health care professionals and physicians that explains the Social Security disability programs. The guide is more commonly referred to as the Social Security Disability Blue Book. 5 Ways the Social Security Administration Uses the Blue Book Overview and Guideline for SSA Office Employees, Applicants, and [...]

What is the Social Security Disability Blue Book Listing of Impairments? 2019-05-29T21:18:27+00:00

Is Social Security Disability Taxable?

Social Security benefits are offered to support individuals who may become disabled or need additional income support. How these benefits are taxed can be complicated and involve several government agencies. Here are some frequently asked questions about Social Security Disability benefits and taxes. Is Social Security Disability Taxable? 10 FAQs Regarding Benefits and Taxes What [...]

Is Social Security Disability Taxable? 2019-06-14T15:36:30+00:00

4 Steps of the Social Security Appeal Form Process

Unfortunately, it is rather common for a Social Security disability application to be denied, especially when it is the initial application for disability benefits. However, the Social Security Administration (SSA) has an appeal process that allows you to appeal the decision made by the initial SSA examiner. 4 Steps of the Social Security Appeal Form [...]

4 Steps of the Social Security Appeal Form Process 2019-05-17T16:37:58+00:00

Top 8 Reasons You May Have Been Denied Social Security Disability

The Social Security Administration (SSA) administers two Social Security disability programs. Each program is designed to provide disability benefits for individuals with a disabling condition. Many applicants are denied Social Security disability for a variety of reasons, even though they may be entitled to Social Security disability benefits. Top 8 Reasons You May Have Been [...]

Top 8 Reasons You May Have Been Denied Social Security Disability 2019-05-17T16:59:05+00:00

Does My Mental Disability Qualify for Social Security?

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) are two disability programs available for individuals who are disabled and unable to work. Various mental disorders and mental illnesses can qualify as a disabling condition. As the agency that administers both disability programs, the Social Security Administration (SSA) reviews disability applications for mental health [...]

Does My Mental Disability Qualify for Social Security? 2019-06-14T15:34:44+00:00

How to Request Medical Records for Your Social Security Disability Case

Each year, millions of United States citizens apply for Social Security Disability benefits through the Social Security Administration. Some studies indicate that as many as 70 percent of all claims are denied, and a significant number are rejected because of missing or incomplete medical records. Before you file a disability claim, you'll need to attain your health [...]

How to Request Medical Records for Your Social Security Disability Case 2019-05-07T19:26:05+00:00

What are Social Security Credits? 8 Things to Know About Work Requirements Before Applying for SSDI

Applying for Social Security Disability Insurance benefits (SSDI) can be a complex, confusing process. The Social Security Administration (SSA) has many rules and regulations regarding work history and wages, and that's before they determine whether your medical condition is disabling. Social Security "Credits" or "Quarters of Coverage" are one of the first things the SSA [...]

What are Social Security Credits? 8 Things to Know About Work Requirements Before Applying for SSDI 2019-05-07T19:37:12+00:00

Medicare Disability Eligibility Requirements: When Do I Qualify to Receive Medicare After Being Awarded Social Security Disability?

Most people know about Medicare, which is a government-sponsored health insurance program for aged individuals over 65 years old. What many don't know is that people under 65 years old who receive Social Security Disability benefits for two years are also eligible for Medicare coverage, as well as those diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's Disease or [...]

Medicare Disability Eligibility Requirements: When Do I Qualify to Receive Medicare After Being Awarded Social Security Disability? 2019-05-07T19:27:58+00:00

SSDI Eligibility | Can I Apply for Social Security Disability Benefits?

Social Security Disability Insurance is meant to help individuals when they’re unable to work because of a medical condition. The Social Security Administration can help with disability benefit payments, health insurance, and even job retraining. In this article, we’ll talk about Social Security Disability Insurance and eligibility criteria. SSDI Eligibility Requirements Apply for Social Security [...]

SSDI Eligibility | Can I Apply for Social Security Disability Benefits? 2019-05-07T19:38:24+00:00

SSDI vs SSI – Which Disability Program Should You Apply For?

If you’ve made the tough decision to stop working because of your medical conditions, it’s time to apply for Social Security Disability. Another decision you’ll have to make is whether you should apply for Social Security Disability Insurance or Supplemental Security Income—or both! Each Disability Program is administered by the Social Security Administration and has [...]

SSDI vs SSI – Which Disability Program Should You Apply For? 2019-05-07T20:07:24+00:00