Social Security Disability

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Can You Receive Disability Pay If You Suffer The Long-Term Effects Of Covid?

With the number of COVID-19 cases in the United States approaching 32 million and counting, a wave of long-term injury claims is on the horizon as the virus leaves behind post-acute COVID syndrome among those affected. These symptoms, which affect different body systems, can make it difficult or impossible for people to function or go …

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An Administrative Law Judge Denied My Social Security Disability Claim. What Do I Do Now?

If you’ve received a denial from the Social Security Administration after attending a hearing before an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ), you can appeal the decision to the Social Security Appeals Council. You have 60 days from the date you receive the denial to ask the Appeals Council to review the ALJ’s decision. The appeals council …

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If You Receive SSI or Veterans Benefits, You Are Eligible For An Additional $500 Per Dependent Child Because of COVID-19 But You Must Apply Before May 5, 2020

To apply for these benefits, you should immediately go to the IRS’s webpage and visit the Non-Filers: Enter Your Information section to provide your information. Here is the link: https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus/non-filers-enter-payment-info-her You must apply by May 5, 2020, even if you have not received your stimulus check. From the Social Security Administration: “People receiving SSI benefits …

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Short Term (STD), Long Term Disability (LTD), Life Insurance Benefits and your Workers’ Compensation Claim

Many larger employers may have Short Term and Long Term Disability benefits available if you can’t work. These are usually tied in with your rights under FMLA and Americans with Disability Act protection.  This is an important benefit if you have a prolonged non-work related medical condition, or if you are hurt at work, and …

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Social Security Beneficiaries are Eligible for Economic Impact Payments Caused By Coronavirus, So How Do You Get Them?

Who is Eligible? Most people who receive Social Security Benefits will be eligible to receive the $1,200.00 Economic Impact Payment as part of the CORONAVIRUS AID, RELIEF, AND ECONOMIC SECURITY (CARES) ACT. That means that persons receiving Social Security Disability Insurance benefits (SSDIB), Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits, and even people receiving Social Security Retirement …

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With Social Security Disability, What is a Continuing Disability Review (CDR)?

The Social Security Administration keeps track of the medical status of some of its beneficiaries with what is called a Continuing Disability Review (CDR).  CDRs take place for beneficiaries of both Social Security Disability (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI).  They are not the same as the financial review that people receiving SSI benefits undergo …

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Are There Income Limits for Social Security Beneficiaries?

The Social Security Administration (SSA) is responsible for providing benefits to people who are disabled and either temporarily (more than 12 months) or permanently unable to work.  In order to determine that people are actually unable to work the SSA keeps track of a beneficiary’s medical condition and financial status.  If you are receiving payments …

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Student Loan Payments Pose Unique Issues for Social Security Recipients

Student loan payments can be a heavy burden for many people, but for those who rely on Social Security disability benefits to get by, the burden is especially heavy. With many returning to college at later ages for a change in career, and others co-signing on student loans for family members, there are more older …

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