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How Do I Apply for a Compassionate Allowance?

Submitted by emm on Tue, 12/27/2022 - 17:59

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 Tue, 12/27/2022 - 17:35

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 Tue, 12/27/2022 - 14:05

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.

Mental health conditions like depression and anxiety qualify for disability benefits just like physical health conditions do. As long as you meet the requirements listed in the SSA’s Blue Book for the condition that you have you are eligible to apply for benefits.