Residual Functional Capacity: What It Means and Why It Matters

If a medical condition prevents you from working, you may have considered filing a disability claim. You will need medical evidence to prove that you are disabled. However, the agency that you apply to might want to do their own investigation. For example, if you file a claim for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) with…

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Why You Should Keep Documenting Your SSDI Claim After Your Claim Is Approved

You were probably relieved the day you heard your claim for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) was approved. Who wouldn’t be? You may be tempted to stop seeing your doctor and keeping track of your medical condition. Don’t be. You should keep documenting your SSDI claim after your claim is approved for several reasons. The…

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Applying for Social Security Disability Insurance Doesn’t Have to Be Difficult

It’s no secret that big government programs like Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) usually have lots of rules, regulations, and requirements. The thought of applying for government benefits can be frightening, and it’s easy to be intimidated. However, applying for Social Security Disability Insurance doesn’t have to be difficult if you know where to look…

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My Husband Died Recently. Will We Receive Survivor Benefits?

When someone who received Social Security benefits passes away, their families are left with a sudden financial loss. It may be tough to handle while still in the grieving process. However, sometimes it is possible for surviving family members to receive survivor benefits. In this article, we will explore benefits that survivors potentially may receive.…

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Can Pregnancy Qualify for Disability Benefits?

It’s not that uncommon for a pregnant woman to be unable to work for at least part of her pregnancy. Some mothers-to-be must be hospitalized or put on bed rest for conditions like toxemia, hyperemesis gravidarum, pre-eclampsia, or blood clots. At what point, though, will pregnancy qualify for disability benefits like Social Security Disability Insurance…

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