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Is Diabetic Neuropathy / Peripheral Neuropathy an Official Disability?

Diabetic peripheral neuropathy can affect many bodily functions, though it most often affects the nerves in the lower extremities, leading to pain, numbness, and weakness in the legs and feet. For some, the effects of diabetic neuropathy are mild; for others, they are debilitating. If you were diagnosed with diabetic peripheral neuropathy and are unable to work, you may be eligible to receive social security disability (SSD) benefits.

By |2022-08-11T16:39:17-05:00July 25th, 2022|Blog, Eligibility, Various diseases and conditions|Comments Off on Is Diabetic Neuropathy / Peripheral Neuropathy an Official Disability?

What is Retirement, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (RSDI)?

RSDI provides monthly benefits to retirees, disabled workers, and/or their surviving dependents. Though called Retirement, Survivors and Disability Insurance, the program comprises three distinct programs. Eligibility for each program, as well as the monthly benefit amount paid under each, depends on different factors, including the age when benefits begin, work history, and the recipient’s status.

By |2022-07-25T17:02:36-05:00July 22nd, 2022|Blog, SSD|Comments Off on What is Retirement, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (RSDI)?

What is a Social Security Disability Award Letter?

A Social Security Disability award letter, or notice of award, is the formal letter received from the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) Disability Determination Services (DDS) office that informs you that you are eligible to receive disability benefits. Watch our video to understand how to review for mistakes your Notice of Award.

By |2022-07-28T17:34:51-05:00July 20th, 2022|Blog, SSD|Comments Off on What is a Social Security Disability Award Letter?

What You Should Know About Continuing Disability Reviews

When you receive a notice that the SSA will conduct a CDR, don’t panic; it doesn’t necessarily mean that your benefits are in danger of ending. In fact, far from it – more than 90% of applicants who undergo a CDR are approved for continued benefits. Having a basic understanding of how CDRs work, and what information you will be expected to provide, can help increase those odds. For more information watch our short video.

By |2022-07-13T17:41:41-05:00July 12th, 2022|Blog, SSD|Comments Off on What You Should Know About Continuing Disability Reviews

What Other Benefits Are Available to SSDI Recipients?

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a federal benefits program that makes monthly payments to individuals who are unable to work due to a disability. Depending on whether you have other sources of income that monthly benefit may not be enough to live on. Thankfully, there are other benefits that SSDI beneficiaries may be eligible to receive.

By |2022-07-07T13:24:03-05:00July 5th, 2022|Blog, SSD, SSI|Comments Off on What Other Benefits Are Available to SSDI Recipients?

When Can Depression Qualify for Social Security Disability?

Depression is one of the most common mental health disorders in the United States. For some depression severely and negatively impacts their ability to fully participate in activities of daily living and leaves them unable to work. Individuals who suffer severe depression may be eligible for social security disability benefits.

By |2022-06-27T18:29:18-05:00June 16th, 2022|Blog, SSD, Various diseases and conditions|Comments Off on When Can Depression Qualify for Social Security Disability?

What Can You Expect After You Win Your SSD Case?

So you have received notice that you’ve won your SSD case and are entitled to social security disability benefits. Congratulations! Although the hard part is over, that doesn’t mean you no longer have to deal with the Social Security Administration (SSA). Here is what you can expect after winning your SSD case.

By |2022-06-06T14:09:41-05:00May 27th, 2022|Application process, Blog, SSD|Comments Off on What Can You Expect After You Win Your SSD Case?