12 Neurological Conditions That Might Qualify for SSDI

You must have a disability to qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). Disability is even in the name of the program. But when the Social Security Administration (Social Security) reviews applications for benefits, they refer to something called the Listing of Impairments (the “Listing”). This lengthy recitation of diseases includes detailed information about how…

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Can You Get SSI Backpay?

Sometimes the wheels turn slowly at government agencies like the Social Security Administration (Social Security). Even programs like Supplemental Security Income (SSI) – when people need their money quickly – can get behind processing applications. When someone is finally approved for benefits, Social Security might owe them thousands of dollars. But can you get SSI…

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7 Fast Facts About Social Security’s PASS Program

Governments love to use acronyms, like NASA, HUD, and OSHA. Even within the Social Security Administration, you have SSDI (for Social Security Disability Insurance) and SSI (for Supplemental Security Income). And there’s another Social Security program called the PASS Program that’s designed to help people who are already receiving SSI benefits. PASS stands for Plan…

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What Is an Employment Network?

Some people qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits, but not for the rest of their lives. After you start receiving benefits, your condition might improve enough that you want to try going back to work. The Social Security Administration (Social Security) supports the idea. In fact, Social Security offers special programs to help…

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Can I Find a Social Security Attorney Near Me?

If you are dealing with a serious, debilitating medical condition, you might not want to spend much time looking for an attorney. But you also need to start applying for disability benefits, like Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Your friends and family members that have been on disability can tell…

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4 Stages for Your SSDI Appeal

You’ve already had to deal with a disabling medical condition and devastating loss of income. Then you went through the entire application process to get Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits to help you through a difficult time. But then you get a letter from the Social Security Administration (Social Security) telling you they denied…

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Blood Disorders That Might Qualify for Disability Benefits

There are thousands, if not millions, of medical conditions involving every system of our bodies. But not all of those conditions qualify for disability benefits. For example, blood disorders range from mild anemia to life-threatening leukemia. How will you know if you can get Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits? Ask a disability lawyer about…

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