Find Out the Status of Your SSDI Claim October 14, 2021

One can check the status of his or her Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) claim on the Social Security Administration’s website or by calling a local SSA office or the SSA main line. Finding out the status of an SSDI claim read more

Social Security Added 12 New Conditions to the Compassionate Allowances Program October 7, 2021

The Social Security Administration (SSA) recently added these 12 conditions to the Compassionate Allowances (CAL) program: Choroid Plexus Carcinoma, Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy in Adults, Congenital Zika Syndrome, Pericardial Mesothelioma, Desmoplastic Mesothelioma, SYNGAP1-related NSID, CIC-rearranged Sarcoma, Charlevoix Saguenay Spastic Ataxia, Taybi-Linder read more

Getting Disability Benefits After a TBI September 21, 2021

After suffering a traumatic brain injury (TBI), one can qualify for Social Security disability benefits based on the listings for TBI or neurocognitive disorders in the Social Security Blue Book or one’s residual functional capacity (RFC). Disability Listings for TBI read more

How to Preserve Your Nest Egg and Still Qualify for Disability September 14, 2021

A person can preserve his or her nest egg and be eligible for disability benefits. He or she would need to be aware of the limits on the amount of money one can have in his or her savings account read more

Stomping Out the Stigmas Surrounding SSDI September 7, 2021

It is often asserted that people who qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits never go back to work, people only apply for SSDI benefits because of its monetary component and that the benefits are free payouts. Unfortunately, these read more

New Ruling for Impairment Related Work Expenses August 23, 2021

In 2021, a person can work for pay while receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits and earn up to $1,310 a month, or $2,190 a month if blind, after deduction of his or her impairment-related work expenses (IRWEs). Disabled read more

How Changes to My Condition Impact My Disability Benefits August 16, 2021

Generally, the Social Security Administration (SSA) does not change the amount of a person’s disability benefits if his or her condition becomes worse. Nevertheless, a worsening disabling condition can affect how the SSA handles a person’s application for Social Security read more

2021 Income Limits for Disability Claimants August 9, 2021

In 2021, a person is determined to be engaging in substantial gainful activity (SGA) if he or she is earning more than $1,310 monthly if non-blind or $2,190 if blind. Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits will be stopped if read more