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Common Reasons a Mental Illness Claim Gets Denied

It can very difficult to prove you are suffering from a mental illness that entitles you to Social Security Disability benefits. Many people who apply for benefits for a mental illness are often denied. Below, learn more about some of the common reasons… Read More

Functional Limitations and Your Social Security Disability Claim

One of the most important factors in any Social Security Disability claim is your functional limitations. These are the limitations or things you are incapable of doing because of your disability. Your functional limitations are a primary component of… Read More

What Are Acceptable Medical Sources?

The Social Security Administration (SSA) has various rules on how it evaluates the evidence you submit about your disability. This includes rules on what it considers to be acceptable medical sources. It is important to understand how the SSA defines… Read More

What You Should Know About Supplemental Security Income Reporting

The Social Security Administration (SSA) has numerous rules on reporting income if you are receiving benefits from the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program. Failing to report income could affect your eligibility for benefits. For help filing your… Read More

Am I Eligible for Disability Benefits for Chronic Heart Failure?

The heart is one of the most important organs in the body. If it begins to fail, your life is in danger and you may experience a serious loss of energy and be unable to exercise or perform other everyday tasks. Fortunately, victims of heart failure may… Read More

Disability Benefits for Individuals with Lymphoma

Lymphoma is a cancer that forms in the cells of your immune system, which fights infections in your body. These cancerous cells are often found in the spleen, bone marrow and lymph nodes. Lymphoma, like other types of cancer, can be a debilitating condition… Read More

Can I Receive Veterans Benefits and Social Security Disability?

You may qualify for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits even if you are already receiving veterans’ disability benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). This means you could receive benefits from both programs at the same time if you… Read More

Social Security Disability Benefits for Dermatitis in Children

Dermatitis is an inflammation of the skin that typically causes an itchy rash and swollen, reddened skin. There are different types of dermatitis, and this condition can range in severity, with some people having dry, cracked skin and others suffering… Read More

Can You Get Disability Benefits for Borderline Personality Disorder?

Borderline personality disorder is a mental illness that involves significant emotional instability and impulsive behaviors. Individuals with this condition often have difficulty controlling emotions and may experience personality changes over short periods… Read More

How to Prepare for Questions at an ALJ Hearing

If you are appealing your Social Security Disability claim to an administrative law judge (ALJ), you need to be prepared to answer questions from the judge or your attorney at the hearing. Your answers could be a deciding factor in whether you receive… Read More

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