What is the social security disability appeals process?

Answer Social Security (SS) denies more than 40 percent of initial applications for disability benefits. The allowance rate on the first level of appeal is almost 11 percent. The combined allowance rate f... Read More »

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How do i get started with the social security disability process?

Talk to Your DoctorTalk to your doctor about whether you might qualify for Social Security Disability. To qualify, you must have a disability or medical condition that prevents you from working, an... Read More »

What is the Social Security disability re-evaluation process?

People who cannot work due to a disability or serious medical conditions may qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). SSDI provides disability benefits to qualified people as long ... Read More »

When a person is awarded Social Security Disability Insurance how is it that Social Security can withhold 6 months of pay?

When you are awarded Social Security disability benefits, you do not receive benefits beginning on your onset date. Rather, there is a 5 month "waiting period" before benefits begin.As a practical ... Read More »

Your deceased husband received Social Security Disability can you receive Social Security at age 60 on his record?

Yes, a widow or widower can draw reduced survivors' benefits at age 60, even if the spouse's source of income was SSDI. In order to receive the full amount, you would have to wait until normal reti... Read More »