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Special SSDI Programs for Wounded Warriors October 7, 2020

The Social Security Administration has programs in place to help wounded warriors get the disability benefits they need. As of 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor reports that one-quarter of the nation’s 4.7 million veterans had service-connected disabilities. For some, read more

Will the Coronavirus COVID-19 Impact Your Disability Claim? September 21, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to the closure of some Social Security Administration (SSA) offices, and this can impact disability claims for some people. However, the administration is working to process claims as quickly as possible during the pandemic. For read more

Were You Asked to Undergo a Consultative Exam for Social Security Disability? September 14, 2020

A consultative examination from the Social Security Administration (SSA) requires someone seeking disability benefits to get an additional physical or mental health examination, The exam is used to prove that they truly cannot work. Knowing what to expect at an read more

3 Things to Know About the Compassionate Allowances Program September 7, 2020

Applying for Social Security disability benefits is often a lengthy process, but the Compassionate Allowances program can help people with certain conditions speed up claims processing so they get their benefits more quickly.  Qualifying Conditions To get a compassionate allowance, read more

Can I Keep Disability Benefits While Living in Another Country? March 17, 2020

Social Security disability recipients may continue to collect their benefits, even while living overseas. Those with long-term or permanent disabling medical conditions may receive financial assistance through the Social Security Administration’s Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income programs. read more

Can Both Spouses Collect Social Security Disability? March 11, 2020

When married, each spouse may draw disability benefits from the Social Security Administration, provided they meet the necessary qualifications. For those unable to work and those with limited resources, the SSA provides benefits through the Social Security Disability Insurance and read more

Will Accepting Financial Help Impact My Eligibility for Social Security Disability? March 5, 2020

Receiving financial assistance may affect people’s eligibility to receive disability benefits. The Social Security Administration employs two disability programs that pay benefits to those with disabling injuries or medical conditions – Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income. When read more

The Disability Blue Book: Is Your Condition Listed? February 18, 2020

Having a medical condition that meets the Social Security Administration’s eligible listings may help Social Security Disability Insurance applicants receive the benefits they need. When people develop disabling medical conditions that keep them from working, they may apply for SSDI read more