Many Illinois parents who live with disabilities may struggle to provide for their children. Fortunately, if disabled parents are eligible to receive Social Security Disability benefits, their children can also qualify for SSD benefits. These dependent’s benefits may continue until a child turns 18. If a child meets certain criteria, benefits may even be available after that point.
Are you struggling with your Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income case? Proving your disability to the judge is not an easy process. There are a lot of legalities involved that can be very frustrating. To help, we are sharing the key ingredients you need to strengthen and win your case.
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.
Other benefits available to SSDI recipients include medical care coverage, payments for dependents, tax breaks, and more. While you are eligible for SSDI, you may be able to obtain additional benefits through other programs.
If you are unable to work due to injury or illness, you may wonder what options are available to assist you financially until you can return to work – if you are able to return to work at all. Here, we’ll explore the differences between three common programs employees turn to when illness or injury negatively affects their ability to work.
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.
Like all benefits programs, the SSDI program has certain criteria applicants must meet to be eligible for monthly disability benefits. This post covers requirements and eligibility for SSI, SSD and Disabling Conditions.
When you apply for SSDI, the Social Security Administration calculates the amount of your possible monthly disability benefits based on your work history. The SSA may reduce the amount you receive in some cases if you have other sources of income. Specifically, Social Security may lower your disability payments if you receive certain types of pension payments. To learn more watch our short video.
SSDI and SSI are federal benefits programs that pay monthly benefits to applicants who meet each program’s eligibility criteria. Although the average national approval rate for SSD benefits is 45.22%, some states fall well above, and others well below, that average. Learn more ...
How can you best protect yourself in the event of an unforeseen accident or illness? Learn about Disability Insurance and Social Security Disability Insurance and your best available options.