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November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

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November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, a time when those with this condition could benefit from learning about certain forms of financial assistance that may be available to them. If you have lung cancer, you might qualify for Social Security disability benefits through the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA).

What is Lung Cancer?

As the name implies, lung cancer is a form of cancer that forms in the lungs first. As with other forms of cancer, it may spread from there.

Signs You Lost Your Disability Hearing

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Are you unable to work due to a medical condition or disability? You may qualify for disability benefits through the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) if so.

Be aware, the process of receiving benefits can be lengthy and complex. Often, it involves participating in hearings in front of judges.

Various factors can influence whether you win or lose your disability hearing. Common warning signs indicating you’ve lost a hearing include the following:

2024 COLA Announced By The SSA

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This week the Social Security Administration announced the 2024 COLA. People who are receiving Social Security benefits will see a 3.2% increase in 2024. Even though the 3.2% increase is less than the COLA increase from 2023 it will help people who are relying on benefits pay for the higher costs of essentials like food, housing, and utilities.


Where To Start When Applying For Disability Benefits

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You may qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) through the United States Social Security Administration (SSA) if you’ve worked in the past but can no longer do so because of a disability. Said benefits could help you cover the cost of your basic needs.

Don’t worry if you’re not sure where to begin when applying for SSDI. The following overview explains the basic steps in the process. Additionally, you could hire an expert to guide you through each step.