SSDI Application: 5 Tips for a Successful Experience

Realizing you can no longer work because of a disability is stressful. Government benefits like Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) can provide financial support, but first, you have to complete your SSDI application. Then, you have to wait for the Social Security Administration (Social Security) to process your application. Along the way, Social Security may…

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Key Differences Between SSDI Retroactive Benefits and Back Payments

Luisa was relieved to learn her application for disability benefits had finally been approved. Because she was unable to work, she looked forward to receiving monthly payments that would help support. Then she learned that she might be receiving retroactive benefits and back payments. To Luisa, they sounded like the same thing – payments for…

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What Does Administrative Disclosure Mean?

Walt spent hours working on his application for disability benefits. Specifically, he was filling out the application and gathering documentation so he could get Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. However, one particular form worried him – the Authorization to Disclosure Information to the Social Security Administration (SSA) (Form SSA-827). Although it is best to…

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How Medical Improvement Affects Your Disability Claim

The Social Security Administration (“Social Security”) notified Max they were reviewing his Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. He was concerned, but he knew that Social Security evaluates a benefit recipient’s medical condition every so often. However, Max did worry about the term ‘medical improvement.’ He wondered what it meant and how medical improvements affect…

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