How does the SSA evaluate pain?

Disability benefits are available through the Social Security Administration (SSA) to those who suffer from a disability that leaves them unable to work.

These benefits can be used to help cover the costs of medical bills and everyday living expenses. To apply for disability benefits, you must be both financially and medically eligible – but if you disability is centered on the pain you feel, how can the SSA determine your eligibility?

Applying for Disability Benefits with No History of Treatment

If you suffer from a disabling condition that leaves you unable to work, you may wonder how you are going to pay the next medical bill or household expense. Fortunately, the Social Security Administration (SSA) offers disability benefits to those who they determine are financially and medically eligible to receive benefits.

How Do I Apply for Disability Benefits with an Invisible Disability?

If you suffer from a disability that makes it so you are unable to work, you may be eligible for disability benefits. These benefit payments can help you pay for your medical bills and everyday living expenses.

Disability benefits are offered through the Social Security Administration (SSA), and you must be medically and financially eligible in order to receive them.

But how can you apply for disability benefits if your disability is not visually apparent or obvious?

When Should I Check In on My Disability Case?

Disability benefits are a form of financial assistance offered through the Social Security Administration (SSA) to those who live with a disability. If you are disabled and have become unable to work, you can apply for disability benefits to help cover the expenses related to medical bills and everyday living.

If you have already applied for benefits and are unsure about the status of your application, don’t hesitate to check in with the SSA and continue to do so, ensuring that you are kept in the loop of your disability benefits application process.

I Was Sent to a Consultative Exam. What Does this Mean?

If your disability makes it so that you are unable to work and you need financial assistance, you can apply for disability benefits through the Social Security Administration (SSA). These benefits can help you pay for your everyday living expenses and medical bills.

The application process for disability benefits can be lengthy and complicated, and the SSA may request that you complete a consultative medical exam as part of your application materials. Read more about what a consultative exam means and entails.

What Would Happen if the Social Security Disability Fund is Cut?

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a federal benefit program funded through taxes paid by American workers. These tax monies are placed into an account known as the Social Security Disability Insurance Trust Fund. This fund is the source for the monthly benefits that are paid to disabled workers and others.

How does the Social Security Administration evaluate diabetes?

Less than two years ago the SSA eliminated its Blue Book listings involving endocrine disorders. The Blue Book is what adjudicators refer to when processing a claim for Social Security Disability benefits. When an applicant has a condition that is listed in the Blue Book, it is much easier to qualify for benefits than if their disability is not included in the publication. Unfortunately, as of June 7, 2011, the SSA no longer provides qualifying criteria for endocrine disorders.

Preparing Yourself for the Flu Season

Flu season gets into full swing as fall approaches. Influenza or flu is a disease that is dreaded by everyone. It makes its victim bedridden for days, and in severe cases, it even results in hospitalization.

Flu can be caught by anyone but the most vulnerable victims include kids, pregnant women, elderly, healthcare workers, and people with weak immune systems.

Common influenza symptoms include:

Tips for Disabled People to get around when there is snow on the ground

Walking in snow isn’t easy for anyone, and it is especially difficult for people with limited mobility. When the snow has fallen recently, it is crunchy and doesn’t pose too many problems, but when it melts partially, it can get highly slippery. This gives rise to walking problems for everyone, particularly for the disabled. Here are some tips for disabled people to walk on the snowy ground.


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