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What Medical Conditions Qualify for Social Security Disability?

Submitted by jam on Wed, 06/15/2022 - 08:22

There are hundreds of medical conditions recognized as disabling by the Social Security Administration (SSA). The SSA uses a medical guide, which is called the Blue Book, to detail medical conditions and specific criteria that must be met for a claim to be approved. All the medical conditions in the Blue Book qualify for Social Security Disability benefits. Here is a closer look at qualifying for disability benefits.

Can I Get a Disability Benefit for a Genetic or Inherited Disorder?

Submitted by jam on Mon, 06/13/2022 - 08:33

Those with genetic or inherited disorders are eligible for Social Security Disability benefits if they meet specific conditions. One of these is not being able to work for at least 12 months due to the genetic or inherited disorder. The other is the medical evidence that supports the sufferer’s inability to go to work.

6 Tips to Win a Disability Reconsideration

Submitted by emm on Fri, 06/03/2022 - 13:55

With the Social Security Administration (SSA) denying a majority of disability claims, do applicants with denied disability claims have a second chance to make a positive first impression?

The answer is yes because applicants with denied disability claims can go through the appeals process established by the SSA. With the legal support of a Social Security disability attorney, you start the appeals process by filing a reconsideration appeal.

An SSDI reconsideration involves resubmitting your original claim for Social Security disability benefits.

I Was Denied Disability and Can’t Work. What Now?

Submitted by rsg on Thu, 06/02/2022 - 12:42

If you were denied disability benefits but you cannot work, you may still be able to get disability benefits. You can file an appeal if your claim was denied. The denial letter will explain why your claim was denied, so you can provide additional documentation and supporting evidence for your claim. Your denial letter will also specify the deadline for filing an appeal, which is also known as a request for reconsideration.

What Does SSDI Mean?

Submitted by emm on Wed, 06/01/2022 - 16:23

According to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, 25 percent of Americans live with some type of disability.

Living with a disability can make it difficult, if not impossible to hold down a steady job, especially if the disability generates severe symptoms.

If you live with a mental or physical disability, you might qualify for a safety net program called Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI).