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Social Security Disability & Mental Health Issues

January 19, 2013 by
Social Security Disability & Mental Health Issues

When applying for Social Security Disability, mental health issues, such as anxiety and depression, may contribute significantly to your impairments and increase your chances of receiving an award of benefits.

It’s not uncommon for us to recommend that clients with physical disabilities seek out the services of a psychiatrist or ...

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Published in Mental Health

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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Published in Medical Issues

Social Security Disability Insurance: What Does It Mean to Be Insured for Disability?

January 17, 2013 by
Social Security Disability Insurance: What Does It Mean to Be Insured for Disability?

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a disability benefits program that is paid for by working individuals and their employers through the Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) tax. SSDI benefits are only available to individuals who become disabled after they have accumulated a work history with enough quarters or credits.

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Published in Insurance

How to Qualify for Social Security Disability

January 16, 2013 by
How to Qualify for Social Security Disability

What is “Substantial Gainful Activity”?

Learning how to qualify for Social Security Disability is an important step before you apply for disability. One very common and important question that comes up in this process is, “What is ‘substantial gainful activity’?”

This is a key question for anyone filing a disability ...

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