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Medicare and Medicaid for Disability Recipients

A common question people have about Social Security Disability is: will I qualify for Medicare or Medicaid health care coverage? People receiving disability benefits are either not working or are not working enough hours to qualify for health insurance… Read More

Why Did They Stop Paying My Disability Benefits?

Some people assume once they are approved for Social Security Disability benefits they will receive them for a long time. However, there are a variety of reasons why your benefits might stop. You should learn some of the most common reasons why benefits… Read More

How Will I Be Told If My Social Security Disability Application Was Approved or Denied?

You are probably wondering when and how you will be notified about the status of your Social Security Disability application. Below, learn more about what to expect when you are waiting for a decision on your claim and the next steps you can take if you… Read More

How Long Will I Wait for an Appeal Hearing on My Disability Claim?

One thing many Social Security Disability applicants and potential applicants want to know is how long it will take to have a hearing if their initial application is denied. Many people know that a lot of applicants are denied when they first apply, and… Read More

How Long Do Social Security Disability Benefits Last?

Once your Social Security Disability application is approved, you may wonder how long you will receive benefits. Is there a certain number of weeks after which benefits stop? Are you going to be paid benefits forever? These questions are important, and… Read More

How Do My Assets Affect Supplemental Security Income Benefits?

Some people with disabilities do not have enough of a work history to qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. However, they may qualify for Supplemental Security Income (SSI), which is for people with disabilities who have a… Read More

How Many Times Can I Apply or Appeal a Social Security Disability Claim?

If you have been denied Social Security Disability benefits more than once, you may wonder how many times you can appeal a claim or file a new one. You may be afraid that your chances of obtaining benefits are running out or have already run out. Below,… Read More

Social Security Disability for a Child with Low Birth Weight

One of the biggest fears for expectant parents is that their baby will be born with some sort of medical problem. Sometimes children have a low birth weight or fail to grow the way they are supposed to. When this happens, parents should consider applying… Read More

What You Need to Know About Total Disability Individual Unemployability Benefits

Members of the U.S. Armed Forces who suffer injuries or develop illnesses during their service may be entitled to disability benefits when their service ends. The amount of monthly benefits you receive is based on your disability rating – you are eligible… Read More

Should You Apply for Social Security Disability the Moment You are Diagnosed as Disabled?

There is no deadline for filing a Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) claim. However, you might not be sure about filing a claim right when you become disabled. You might be thinking that you will need more medical documentation over more time… Read More

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