How Medical-Vocational Grid Rules Impact Your SSDI Claim January 15, 2020

The Social Security Administration implements the medical-vocational grid rules to make disability determinations when applicants do not meet a medical impairment listing. When their conditions match the criteria set out in the Social Security “Blue Book,” people may automatically qualify read more

Qualifying for Disability Benefits While Working January 6, 2020

Continuing to work while awaiting a decision on Social Security Disability Insurance or Supplemental Security Income benefits could affect applicants’ eligibility. When a disabling condition that keeps them from working strikes, few people have the necessary resources to keep themselves read more

What Evidence Does the SSA Need to Make a Disability Determination? December 16, 2019

Claimants must submit sufficient evidence that demonstrates their impairment and the severity of their condition when applying for disability through the Social Security Administration. Medical records, a personal statement, a completed questionnaire about their ability or inability to perform daily read more

How to Restore Disability Benefits December 11, 2019

Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income beneficiaries who stopped receiving benefits may have them restored through expedited reinstatement. The Social Security Administration may stop people’s benefits for any number of reasons, including improved medical condition or earnings above read more