What Is A Consultative Exam In The SSD Application Process

You provided the Social Security Administration (SSA) with detailed medical records from your treating physician as part of your Social Security Disability application. The information contains a medical source statement, statement of diagnosis, medical and treatment notes, and laboratory tests and other imaging that supports your disability. Why then is the SSA requiring that you undergo a consultative exam? What exactly can you expect during one?

By |2024-01-30T11:11:51-06:00January 20th, 2024|Application process, Blog, SSD|Comments Off on What Is A Consultative Exam In The SSD Application Process

The Role of Age in Eligibility for Social Security Disability Benefits

Are you or someone you know dealing with a Social Security disability case? Today, we’ll go over the crucial role age plays in determining eligibility. From age categories to the dynamics of retirement and disability benefits, we break down the essentials you need to know. Don't miss out on valuable insights. For more info on navigating the complexities of your case, watch this short video.

By |2024-01-15T12:37:40-06:00January 10th, 2024|Blog, Eligibility, SSD|Comments Off on The Role of Age in Eligibility for Social Security Disability Benefits

The Road to SSDI Benefits: How Work History Impacts Your Disability Claims

Are you wondering how your work history impacts your SSDI benefits case? Discover how your professional past impacts your eligibility and explore the age-based categorizations that could influence your case. To learn more about the impact of your work history on your SSDI benefits case, watch this short video.

By |2023-12-04T15:04:46-06:00December 1st, 2023|Application process, Blog, Eligibility, SSD|Comments Off on The Road to SSDI Benefits: How Work History Impacts Your Disability Claims

Navigate Your Social Security Consultative Evaluation Confidently: Top Tips for Disability Applicants

Are you feeling anxious about your upcoming consultative evaluation? Let us guide you through expert tips to ease your worries and maximize your chances of success. From listing your medical history to navigating assistive devices and handling unforeseen challenges, our advice is your key to confidence. Discover why immediate medical attention is critical and how proper documentation can make or break your case. To learn how to prepare for your consultative exam, watch this short video.

By |2023-10-18T17:09:28-05:00October 18th, 2023|Application process, Blog, SSD|Comments Off on Navigate Your Social Security Consultative Evaluation Confidently: Top Tips for Disability Applicants

Denied Social Security Disability Benefits? Here’s Why Hiring an Attorney Matters

Are you thinking about appealing an issue with your Social Security Disability benefits? This situation can be extremely confusing for the average person to navigate, which is why we always recommend hiring an attorney. The right legal counsel can help you get the benefits you deserve for a couple of key reasons. To learn more about social security appeals, check out this video.

By |2023-08-16T11:54:39-05:00August 16th, 2023|Application process, Blog, SSD|Comments Off on Denied Social Security Disability Benefits? Here’s Why Hiring an Attorney Matters

Social Security Disability for Stroke Survivors: Key Facts You Shouldn’t Miss

Read expert insights on how strokes can impact your eligibility for disability benefits. Our video explains the three sets of requirements set by the Social Security Administration to qualify for benefits after a stroke.

By |2023-08-01T13:26:06-05:00August 1st, 2023|Blog, Eligibility, SSD, Various diseases and conditions|Comments Off on Social Security Disability for Stroke Survivors: Key Facts You Shouldn’t Miss

Navigating the Duration Requirement: Eligibility for Social Security Disability Benefits

Do you know what the social security disability duration rule is? In this video, we discuss the Social Security 12-month duration rule, which dictates the timeframe you must be off work to qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits.

By |2023-07-20T14:41:46-05:00July 20th, 2023|Application process, Blog, Eligibility, SSD|Comments Off on Navigating the Duration Requirement: Eligibility for Social Security Disability Benefits

How Do I Win My SSDI Reconsideration?

Although there is only a 1 in 10 chance that you will win at reconsideration, it is a necessary step in the appeals process and, at the very least, sets the stage for an administrative hearing, where the approval rating increases to roughly 45%. Here are some steps you can take to increase the chance that you are the 1 in 10 who wins their SSDI reconsideration.

By |2023-04-26T11:15:56-05:00April 20th, 2023|Appeals, Application process, SSD|Comments Off on How Do I Win My SSDI Reconsideration?

How to Apply for Social Security Disability Benefits in Florida or Indiana

It’s easy to become overwhelmed applying for social security disability insurance (SSDI) or supplemental security income (SSI) benefits. If you are unable to work due to a medical condition and live in Florida or Indiana, here’s how to apply for disability benefits.

By |2023-04-03T15:29:53-05:00April 3rd, 2023|Application process, Blog, SSD|Comments Off on How to Apply for Social Security Disability Benefits in Florida or Indiana

Social Security Disability: Self-Representation Lowers Chance of Approval for Benefits

One often overlooked reason that SSD applications are denied has little to do with the extent of the disability. Instead, these applications are denied because the applicant chose to represent themselves, rather than hire a social security disability attorney. While hiring a disability attorney isn’t required, doing so can vastly improve the chances that you are approved for benefits.

By |2023-02-27T10:40:46-06:00February 27th, 2023|Application process, Blog, SSD|Comments Off on Social Security Disability: Self-Representation Lowers Chance of Approval for Benefits