You know that it isn't easy to get Social Security Disability (SSD) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits. There's a rigorous claims process, long waits for decisions and frequent denials. You also know that disability payments don't exactly allow you to live "the high life."
For the majority of disability claimants waiting on that all-important hearing in front of an administrative law judge (ALJ), the wait keeps going.
We all know that looks can be deceiving, but imagine what it's like when you "look fine" but are actually suffering from a hidden condition that is severely limiting -- if not outright miserable to endure.
Do you know who actually makes the decision on your Social Security Disability (SSD) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) claim?
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It isn't unusual for people to feel intimidated when filing for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits. The process is complicated, the rules about what it takes to be disabled can be hard to understand, the agency is understaffed and there's a ton of misinformation out there.
Is lupus considered a disabling condition by Social Security?
Social Security has a fraud problem.
When you file for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits, you'll be asked to complete a questionnaire regarding your daily activities.
When a sudden injury or recent illness leaves you unable to work, will Social Security Disability (SSD) step in and provide you with an income?