Medical Issues

What Is SSDI and Why Is It Important?

September 3, 2014 by

What is SSDI? At its heart, Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is just that – an insurance policy that you can collect on if you ever suffer from a disability and are unable to work to make money. Other private disability policies exist and can be purchased or received as ...

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Your Disability Rights Explained

August 27, 2014 by

If you have a disability and want to apply for benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA), the process may seem overwhelming at first. Visit their website and you’ll see a long list of requirements for eligibility, and even longer descriptions for the various qualifying disabilities that someone may suffer ...

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What Is a Disability? Get Free Answers Here

August 20, 2014 by

What is a disability? “Disability” is a fairly vague term that can mean a lot of different things in different contexts. According to the American Disability Association, a disability is any physical or mental impairment that limits one or more major life activities.  Social Security takes this definition one step ...

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New Compassionate Allowances for Social Security Disability Claims

January 18, 2013 by
New Compassionate Allowances for Social Security Disability Claims

In 2011 new Compassionate Allowances for Social Security Disability claims were added to Social Security’s list of medical conditions that allow disabled individuals to get their disability decisions expedited when they apply for disability benefits.

Compassionate Allowances are a list of diseases and other medical conditions that, by definition, meet ...

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