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Does Vertigo Qualify for Social Security Disability?

Posted by Scott Flexer

Many people’s familiarity with vertigo begins and ends with the 1958 Alfred Hitchcock classic of the same name. Because the film Vertigo featured a character whose condition was triggered by heights, they incorrectly assume vertigo is the fear of heights (which is acrophobia) or even the fear of falling (which is basophobia).

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Topics: disability benefits programs, File Disability Benefits

How to File for Residual Functional Capacity

Posted by DEF

The Residual Functional Capacity (RFC) is a form that is filled out by your doctor. This form explains your ability—or inability—to perform work-related tasks, and find and maintain employment. As a matter of fact, this form is informally known as the “Ability to Do Work Related Activity” form. To be awarded Social Security Disability, you need to prove that not only are you medically disabled, but that you cannot perform any substantial work activity, and the RFC is pivotal to demonstrating this to the Social Security Administration (SSA).

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Topics: Disability Application, Filing For Disability, Apply for Disability in Florida, File Disability Benefits

A Closer Look at Compassionate Allowances and Disability Benefits

Posted by Scott Flexer

The primary goal of the Social Security Disability benefits program is to provide benefits to disabled Americans who need it the most and in a timely fashion. While there are many different disabilities that people struggle with on a daily basis, there also are some severely disabling conditions that warrant patients to receive assistance as soon as possible. Some of these conditions include pancreatic cancer, leukemia, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

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Topics: Compassionate Allowances, File Disability Benefits

How Does the SSA Determine Whether or Not You're Capable of Earning a Living?

Posted by Scott Flexer

When you apply for disability benefits, the Social Security Administration follows a process through which it determines whether or not you’re capable of earning a living. This will be the major determining factor when they evaluate your application for disability benefits.

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Topics: disability benefits, SSA Eligibility, Living Allowance, File Disability Benefits, reporting to the SSA

Can I Receive Disability Benefits for Chronic Heart Failure

Posted by Scott Flexer

Suffering from a disabling medical condition can leave you in a state of hopelessness and often unable to earn a sustainable income.

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Topics: File Disability Benefits, chronic heart failure

What Type of Examination is Needed to File Disability Benefits?

Posted by Scott Flexer

If you are suffering from a medically disabling condition that’s inhibiting you from working, then you may want to consider applying for Social Security disability benefits.

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Topics: disability benefits, medical examination, File Disability Benefits

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