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How Paralyzed Veterans Can Qualify For Disability Benefits

Submitted by emm on

If you’re a military veteran that is now paralyzed and can’t work you may qualify for Social Security disability benefits as well as your VA disability benefits.

Many veterans worry that they will lose their VA benefits if they apply for Social Security disability benefits.

You don’t have to choose one type or benefit or the other. You can receive both VA disability benefits and Social Security disability benefits if you qualify for Social Security disability benefits.

Qualifying For Disability Benefits When Paralyzed

Social Security Payment Schedule 2023: Exactly When to Expect Your Check in July

Submitted by Elizabeth on

The U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) pays out Social Security benefits to Social Security recipients according to a monthly schedule. If you receive any such payments, understanding the schedule for Social Security payments in 2023 is critical. This guide will explain everything you need to know.

For more information on the Social Security payment dates for other months, see the following blogs:

How Long Do I Have to Work to Get Disability Benefits?

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To qualify for SSD benefits, you need a specific number of work credits. The number of work credits you require depends on your age when your disability commenced. Typically, the SSA requires a minimum of 40 credits—20 of which were earned in the last 10 years ending with the year when your disability started / starts. However, younger workers might qualify for disability with fewer work credits. For example, if you have worked 5 of the last 10 years you may have enough work credits to qualify for disability benefits.

Does Anyone Ever Get Approved For Disability On the First Try?

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If you’re applying for Social Security disability benefits, it’s important to manage your expectations. The Social Security Administration (SSA) reviews every application carefully, with upwards of 70% of applicants receiving denials when they initially file for benefits.