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How Would You Describe Daily Activities For Disability?

Submitted by Elizabeth on Fri, 01/27/2023 - 11:58

When you apply for disability benefits with the Social Security Administration (SSA), you must fill out an Adult Disability Report. Part of this report involves you providing information about the daily activities with which you may struggle to perform as a result of your disability.

Disability Benefits Application Timeline

Submitted by Elizabeth on Fri, 01/27/2023 - 11:26

Do you plan on filing for Social Security disability benefits in the near future? If so, you may have questions regarding how long it takes to receive said disability benefits.

This overview should clarify the question at hand. Although various factors can sometimes influence the Social Security disability (SSD) benefits application timeline, in general, the information here will provide you with a better understanding of how long you might have to wait between applying for disability benefits and receiving them.

How Long Does The ALJ Have To Make A Decision?

Submitted by emm on Fri, 01/20/2023 - 15:36

When you apply for Social Security disability benefits, there is a good chance the Social Security Administration (SSA) will deny your initial claim.

This doesn’t always mean you’ll be unable to collect benefits. After a denial, you can first ask for a reconsideration. If the SSA still denies your claim, you may then appeal the decision.

Do SSDI Denials Come Faster Than Approvals?

Submitted by Elizabeth on Thu, 01/19/2023 - 11:09

Have you recently filed a claim for Social Security disability benefits? If so, you might assume that disability denials arrive faster than approvals while you’re waiting to hear back about your claim’s status.

However, that’s not necessarily the case. This overview will explain why it’s not always the case, while also providing some information regarding the reasons as to why it may take some time for you to hear back about your claim.

How Is An FCE Used?

Submitted by rsg on Wed, 12/28/2022 - 21:18

After you file a claim for disability benefits you may be told that you need to have an FCE or an RFC completed to determine your level of disability. When you file a claim for disability benefits the Social Security Administration uses several different methods of assessing disability to determine whether or not someone is so disabled they can’t work. The FCE, or Functional Capacity Evaluation, is one of the tools commonly used by the SSA.