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?

The role of the ‘blue book’ in determining Social Security Disability eligibility

Do you know what the Social Security Blue Book is? Formally titled “Disability Evaluation Under Social Security,” it’s a list of disabilities that presumptively qualifies a claimant for disability benefits. Unfortunately, the Blue Book is often misleading and misunderstood by people who apply for SS benefits. Many people come to us under the impression that they will be automatically awarded benefits because their diagnosis is in the book, but this list is extremely nuanced and has extremely detailed requirements. To learn more, watch the short video.

By |2022-04-21T15:03:01-05:00April 15th, 2022|Application process, Blog, Eligibility, SSD|Comments Off on The role of the ‘blue book’ in determining Social Security Disability eligibility

Retirement and Social Security Disability

Whether you can receive retirement and SSDI benefits depends on what you mean by “retirement”. For SSDI purposes, retirement means benefits paid through the SSA. Yet Social Security retirement benefits are not always the only benefit people receive when they retire. Pensions or 401(k) plans through an employer also pay benefits at retirement. While many people generically refer to each of these as “retirement” benefits, for purposes of receiving both SSDI and retirement benefits, they are very different.

By |2022-03-10T17:00:33-06:00March 5th, 2022|Blog, SSD|1 Comment

Does Borderline Personality Disorder Qualify for Disability Benefits?

Eligibility for SSD benefits based on a diagnosis of borderline personality disorder is not automatic. The Social Security Administration has specific criteria, applicants must meet to qualify for SSD benefits. Learn more about qualifying for social security disability and supplemental security income with borderline personality disorder (BPD).

By |2021-11-09T11:55:10-06:00November 8th, 2021|Blog, Various diseases and conditions|Comments Off on Does Borderline Personality Disorder Qualify for Disability Benefits?

What Is The Timeline to Be Approved for SSI/SSD Benefits?

Learn about the factors involved in receiving benefits from the SSA. A discussion of the timeline for SSI and SSDI benefits. Based on the timeframe for each phase of the application process, it can take anywhere from three months to almost three years to be approved for benefits.

By |2021-06-04T13:22:26-05:00June 4th, 2021|Blog, SSD|Comments Off on What Is The Timeline to Be Approved for SSI/SSD Benefits?

What forms must be completed during the SSD application process?

Applying for social security disability (SSD) means a lot of paperwork. Whether you apply online, over the phone or in person at your local Social Security Administration (SSA) office, there are a number of forms that must be completed in order to open an SSD case.

By |2021-05-21T12:21:42-05:00April 18th, 2021|Application process, Blog|Comments Off on What forms must be completed during the SSD application process?

Helping People with the Application for Social Security Disability Benefits

The application phase of receiving disability benefits can be the most important phase. If done wrong can entirely stop an individual from ever receiving the disability benefits they deserve.

By |2021-05-21T12:22:00-05:00March 28th, 2021|Application process, Blog|Comments Off on Helping People with the Application for Social Security Disability Benefits