May 2019 Archives

When is back pain eligible for disability benefits?

Living with back pain makes even everyday activities nearly impossible. Treatment for a back or spinal condition is prohibitively expensive for many people. Fortunately, there is help available for anyone who has been living with pain for an extended period, and that help is Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI).

Can you qualify for SSD with a mental illness?

Qualifying for Social Security Disability (SSD) can be confusing. You may be wondering if you can qualify based on a diagnosed mental illness. The good news is that the Social Security Administration (SSA) will grant SSD based on several different mental illnesses.

Supplemental Security Income and premature infants

Did you know that your severely premature infant may be eligible for Supplemental Security Income (SSI), regardless of your income? Many people don't realize that SSI was designed to cover severely disabled children in the first place.

Can I work while on SSDI?

Most people don’t want to be on Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) – often, the payments alone aren’t enough to support oneself, and no one wants a disability. So, if you feel well enough, you may want to return to work. But how will employment affect your SSDI benefits?

Social Security Disability benefits should hang around until 2052

An annual report published by the trustees of the Social Security and Medicare programs on April 22 brought about good news. It stated that the Social Security's Disability Insurance Trust Fund has suddenly become healthier.

Qualifying for Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits

Life is unpredictable in the various types of illnesses and medical conditions that might arise. Countless hard-working individuals, including combat veterans have suffered life-altering disabilities. People need options for care and financial resources when tragedy strikes. Everyone is entitled to finding help for physical and mental disabilities that hinder a person’s earning potential.

Americans are choosing disability benefits over marriage

What do you do when you're disabled and in need of life-sustaining medical treatment but you don't have enough recent work history to qualify for Social Security Disability benefits and your spouse's income is a little too high to allow you to qualify for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) instead?

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