Documents You May Need to Provide with Your SSDI Application

Documents You May Need to Provide with Your SSDI Application

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits help millions of people cover income lost because a medical condition prevents them from working. As with most government programs, people must apply and qualify before receiving benefits. In addition to your SSDI application, you may need to provide copies of several documents to support your claim. Applying for…

Will I Get Medicaid and Medicare if I’m on SSDI and SSI

Will I Get Medicaid and Medicare if I’m on SSDI and SSI?

Jason’s serious lung condition prevented him from working. However, he still needed healthcare benefits to cover his basic needs – and the treatment he needed for his disabling medical condition. As he applied for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI), he wondered if he could also get Medicaid and Medicare. Receiving…

How Does the SSA Evaluate Cancer Based on its List of Impairment

How Does the SSA Evaluate Cancer Based on its List of Impairments?

Frank didn’t know someone with cancer could get disability payments – until his wife, Rose, was diagnosed with breast cancer. Since Rose was no longer able to work, the family finances suffered as the medical bills increased. Frank and Rose decided to see if she qualified for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security…

When Should I Apply for Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits

When Should I Apply for Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits

Sometimes it’s best to wait rather than rush into something. However, if you need to apply for Social Security Disability Insurance benefits, waiting may create more problems. If you can’t work because of a medical condition, and you’re wondering when you should apply for SSDI, this article should help. When Is the Time Right? Generally,…