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How Long Does a Social Security Disability Appeal Take?

Posted by Scott Flexer

If you have recently filed for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplementary Security Income (SSI) through the SSA, and have since received a denial letter, don’t give up hope. In fact, initial disability claims have a denial rate of about 67%. There are steps you can take to pursue your application through the Social Security appeals process, and hopefully get the full benefit amount you deserve for your disabling condition.

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Topics: Social Security Disability, SSDI appeal, disability appeal

Florida Disability FAQs: What if My Condition Isn’t in the Blue Book?

Posted by Scott Flexer

If you’re familiar with the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program, then you probably know a few basics about how it helps disabled workers support themselves and their families.

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Topics: disablity, disability FL, disability appeal, Qualify Disability, qualify for disability, Social Security Disability Insurance, SSDI, SSDI appeal

Need to Know: A Complete Review of Disability Benefits

Posted by Scott Flexer

You probably never thought that you or a loved one would ever become disabled or need to rely on Social Security disability income in your lifetime.

That’s why the SSA has two disability benefit programs that are intended to provide you a good quality of life while you are enduring the symptoms of your disabling condition.

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Topics: SSDI, disability benefits, SSI, SSDI appeal, SSI experts

[News] Data Suggests Only 4 in 10 are Approved for SSDI

Posted by Scott Flexer

New research from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) has found that, on average, just under 40% of all Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) applications are approved. Of all those awarded disability insurance, only 62% are approved outright; the remaining applicants must endure reconsideration and appeals processes to receive the Social Security benefits for disability.

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Appealing a Disability Decision in 100 Words

Posted by Scott Flexer

If you’ve been denied benefits or terminated from SSDI, don’t panic. You have the right to appeal this decision. For the strongest appeal, you can take several key steps:

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Topics: SSDI appeal

4 Tips for Appealing a SSDI Review Board Rejection

Posted by Scott Flexer

As if dealing with the SSA and filing for disability benefits weren’t difficult enough, sometimes applicants are faced with further SSDI woes, in the form of denials of their claim. However, even if you’ve been denied benefits by the SSA, or had your monthly benefits terminated due to lack of medical documentationmistakes by the administration, all is not lost.

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Topics: SSDI, disability benefits, SSDI appeal, disability appeal

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