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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 [...]

2019-01-21T22:58:47+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 [...]

2018-12-04T20:31:43+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 [...]

2019-02-13T18:21:28+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 [...]

2019-02-13T19:09:49+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 [...]

2019-01-03T16:34:11+00:00

Frequently Asked Questions About Social Security Disability Payments

At Acadia Law Group, we receive many questions regarding Social Security Disability benefit payments, amounts, and situations that could affect monthly benefit amounts. Calculating a disability payment can become rather complicated, but understanding the fundamental principles will help you understand the payment process and the provide you with the ability to estimate your payments.  Frequently [...]

2018-09-04T21:45:19+00:00

How to Apply for Social Security Disability

Applying for Social Security disability benefits can be a bit confusing. We realize how important it is to have as much information as possible before filing an Application for Social Security Disability, and we’re here to answer your questions. • Version en Español How to Apply for Social Security Disability - Frequently Asked Questions Who [...]

2019-01-25T17:47:53+00:00

The Applicant’s Guide To Social Security Disability Benefits

Introduction Most Americans know the term “Social Security” and expect they’ll receive some sort of retirement benefit in the distant future.  Not everyone realizes that Social Security payroll deductions also pay for a disability insurance program that can help you and your family if you can’t work because of a medical condition. Social Security Disability [...]

2018-09-04T21:36:17+00:00

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) Hearings and What to Expect

If your claim for Social Security disability insurance is denied, it may be tempting to lose hope.  Don’t give up!  It’s easy to appeal the denial. Just file an appeal form: Request for Hearing before an administrative law judge. Here are some important steps you can take to prepare for the hearing. Hire a professional [...]

2018-09-04T21:37:57+00:00