Category: SSDI

Does the Biden Administration Have the Answer to SSDI Woes? July 13, 2021

President Joe Biden’s 2022 budget proposal will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) with a 9.7% or $1.3 billion increase in funding. The boost could go a long way toward addressing the pandemic-related challenges that SSA programs like Social Security read more

Working While Disabled: Could You Be Earning More? July 7, 2021

Workers who collect disability benefits can earn more in 2021 than in 2020 without losing their benefits. Every year, the Social Security Administration (SSA) makes adjustments to its Social Security programs, changing the amount of payment received by beneficiaries and read more

The SSDI Claim Processing Time is Getting Faster. Here’s Why June 21, 2021

The establishment of online video hearings has reduced the SSDI claim processing time. In the fall of 2020, the Social Security Administration (SSA) introduced an online video hearing option for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) claimants. The virtual platform shortened read more

These Eye Problems May Qualify You For SSDI [infographic] June 14, 2021

Conditions that cause complete or partial blindness can qualify people for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). Contrary to the popular belief that only total blindness can qualify one for disability benefits, any form of vision loss that affects one’s ability read more

Applying for SSDI with Narcolepsy April 14, 2021

A person living with narcolepsy can apply for and receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), but he or she will first need to know whether his or her symptoms qualify for the payments. The Social Security Administration (SSA) does not read more

Characteristics of People Who Were Approved (and Denied) Disability Benefits March 23, 2021

Approved and denied applicants for Social Security disability benefits have certain health, work, and socioeconomic characteristics that differ from those of the general population. These groups have been the focus of several studies. Here is more on their characteristics. Education Attainment read more

Getting Disability Benefits with Quadriparesis March 16, 2021

A person who has been affected by quadriparesis and is unable to work to his or her full capacity can claim disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA). The loss of function or problems caused by the condition should read more

Eye Conditions That Qualify for Disability Benefits February 22, 2021

People who have poor vision that affects their ability to work can qualify for disability benefits. An applicant does not have to be completely blind to be eligible for the benefits. The following eye conditions can qualify individuals for disability read more

5 States Most Likely to Approve SSDI Applications February 9, 2021

Approval ratings for Social Security disability benefits vary from one state to another, with some states having considerably higher ratings than the rest. Hawaii, Utah, New Mexico, New Jersey, and Tennessee are the five states with the highest approval ratings. Here read more