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Common Reasons for SSDI Denial

Common Reasons for SSDI Denial Each year, millions of individuals file for SSDI and other types of disability benefits from the Social Security Administration. Unfortunately, statistics reveal that only 30 percent of these claims are accepted. There are many reasons why the Social Security Administration denies an individual’s claims, but some of the most common […]

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Mental Consultative Examinations for SSDI Benefits

Mental Consultative Examinations for SSDI Benefits Some individuals who seek to obtain disability benefits are required by the Social Security Administration to participate in a Mental Consultative Examination to provide the evidence necessary for the Administration’s decision about the individual’s potential disability. As a result, individuals frequently find it essential to obtain the assistance an […]

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SSDI Taxation

Taxes and Social Security Disability Insurance     One of the most common questions that individuals have about Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits is what tax rules apply when a recipient receives income through this method. In some situations, recipients of SSDI benefits are taxed on at least a portion of these benefits. SSDI […]

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Representative Payees & SSDI

Representative Payees and SSDI Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) can prove to be vital to individuals who are unable to work due to a disability. Many recipients of SSDI benefits, however, are not able to manage their finances alone. When an SSDI recipient needs assistance in making financial decisions, the Social Security Administration is known […]

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Financial Eligibility & Social Security Disability Insurance

Financial Eligibility & Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) & Supplemental Security Income (SSI)   There are two programs offered by the Social Security Administration: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). While there is no limit on the amount of assets that an individual can own in order to qualify for SSDI, there […]

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The Disability Durational Requirement for SSDI & SSI

 Disability Durational Requirement for SSDI & SSI   One of the most common reasons for which individuals are turned down for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security (SSI) is that the Social Security Administration determines that an individual does not meet the Durational Requirement. Individuals who are denied benefits for this reason often […]

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FICA Work Credits & Social Security

Work Credits As individuals move through their work career, work credits (WCs) are earned each year during which an individual earns wages and pays Federal Insurance Contribution Act (FICA) taxes into the Social Security system. These credits are ultimately banked so that individuals will be able to receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits in […]

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The Social Security Compassionate Allowance List

An individual with a condition that is listed on the Compassionate Allowance list will have their claim expedited. The Social Security Administration has established a goal of processing these claims within 20 days. In order to be recognized as having a condition on the CAL, an individual must allege their condition in a benefits application. […]

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SSDI & PTSD

An increasing number of veterans are experiencing PTSD or post-traumatic stress disorder that occurs after a traumatic event. The Rand Corporation reported that in 2008 over 300,000 veterans were afflicted with PTSD. In addition to veterans, other individuals who are at risk of experiencing PTSD include victims of abuse, assault, natural disaster, or violent accidents. […]

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Losing Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)

Many individuals depend on the benefits from Social Security Disability Benefits. Unfortunately, in several types of situations, disability benefits can be terminated. It is important for individuals to understand the many situations that can result in the end of disability benefits. Many individuals in these situations find it essential to retain the assistance of a […]

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