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How Do I Apply for a Compassionate Allowance?

Submitted by emm on

Filing a claim for Social Security disability benefits requires patience, as well as an understanding that the Social Security Administration (SSA) denies a significant number of claims for financial assistance.

Does the excessive wait period apply to applicants that live with the most debilitating medical conditions? For years, the SSA made every applicant wait regardless of the severity of the medical condition. However, the SSA implemented the compassionate allowance program, which fast-tracks claims for disability benefits.

When Should I Talk To a Disability Lawyer?

Submitted by emm on

Sustaining a major injury or becoming disabled can prevent you from working and earning an income. If this happens, you may be able to seek financial assistance by applying for Social Security Disability benefits.

Be aware that filing a claim doesn’t automatically result in collecting the benefits you may be owed. To improve your chances of receiving benefits in a timely manner, enlist the help of a Social Security disability lawyer. A legal expert may offer valuable assistance when you file a claim.

Top 5 Mental health Disorders That Qualify For Disability Benefits

Submitted by rsg on

If you have a mental health disorder that significantly affects your ability to work and you have worked in the past you can apply for Social Security disability benefits. Applying for disability benefits for a mental health condition is just apply for benefits with a physical health condition.

Why am I Not Eligible for SSDI?

Submitted by Elizabeth on

There are a few reasons why you may not be eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). Typically, these reasons revolve around your ability to work and earn an income. If you are able to work, and your income is above the threshold of eligibility for SSDI, your claim for disability benefits will be denied. Furthermore, if the severity of your medical condition (a.k.a., your disability) does not get any worse, it is also unlikely that you will win an appeal after you have received a denial letter for disability benefits.

1. You are working

What Should You Not Say When Applying For Disability Benefits?

Submitted by rsg on

The Social Security disability (SSD) program is available to help those who are mentally or physically unable to work on a regular basis. So one of the most important things you should avoid stating is that you would work if somebody was prepared to hire you.

If you were to say that it is quite likely you will be denied disability benefits. This is because SSDI is for those who are unable to work.