Social Security Disability

What Medical Conditions Qualify for Social Security Disability or SSI?

By |May 12th, 2015|

An illness or disease does not need to be listed in Social Security’s blue book to qualify for disability benefits.The Social Security Administration’s impairment listing manual (called the blue book) lists a number of impairments, both physical and mental, that will automatically qualify an individual for Social Security disability benefits (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income […]

How to Win a Social Security Disability Claim Faster

By |May 5th, 2015|

To make sure your disability claim progresses as quickly as possible, be thorough in your application and keep on top of the status of your case.

Getting approved for disability benefits in the Social Security disability or SSI disability program can take a long time, and for those whose savings and possessions are on the line […]

8 Essential Tips from a Social Security Disability Examiner

By |April 30th, 2015|

Here’s some advice from a former examiner on applying for and winning your SSDI or SSI disability case.If you are disabled and unable to work, it’s good advice to pursue a claim for Social Security disability and get it filed immediately.

Reason: Disability claims can take a very long time to process. This isn’t true in all cases, […]

The Difference Between Social Security Disability and SSI

By |April 19th, 2015|

Both SSI and SSDI disability programs offer cash benefits for disabled individuals, but the financial eligibility requirements are very different.The main difference between Social Security Disability (SSD, or SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is the fact that SSD is available to workers who have accumulated a sufficient number of work credits, while SSI disability […]