Claims Process

How Social Security Decides Whether You Are Disabled

By / January 2, 2017 / Claims Process / 243 Comments

Learn how Social Security decides if you are eligible for Social Security Disability benefits and find out where to get help with your disability claim.... Read more

The 5 Step Disability Evaluation Under Social Security

By / October 24, 2016 / Claims Process / 13 Comments

Learn here about the five-step qualification process the SSA will use for your disability evaluation for Social Security benefits and you're closer to approval.... Read more

Reasons First Time Applicants are Denied Social Security Benefits

By / October 24, 2016 / Claims Process / 5 Comments

Strengthen your disability benefits claim. Learn the most common reasons why most applicants for Social Security Disability are denied the first time they file.... Read more

How does the Social Security Administration apply Social Security Disability Laws to determine if I am disabled?

By / March 3, 2016 / Claims Process / 394 Comments

Learn how Social Security Disability laws apply to your claim and how the disability evaluation process will be used to decide if you are disabled.... Read more

Who decides if I am disabled? If both my doctor and the Social Security disability doctors say I am unable to work, will I be approved?

By / March 3, 2016 / Claims Process / 448 Comments

See who decides if you are disabled and how Social Security uses your doctors’ and the consultative examination doctors’ opinions in their decision.... Read more

Is there a Social Security Disability list of impairments, that is, a list of illnesses and injuries, that Social Security considers disabling?

By / March 3, 2016 / Claims Process / 144 Comments

Learn about the Social Security Disability List of Impairments that lists illnesses, symptoms and signs that Social Security considers disabling.... Read more

What does my age have to do with getting disability benefits from Social Security?

By / March 3, 2016 / Claims Process / 28 Comments

See when and why your age is part of Social Security’s evaluation process for getting Social Security disability benefits. ... Read more

Why are my education and work experience factors in deciding whether my application for disability will be approved?

By / March 3, 2016 / Claims Process / 41 Comments

Learn the importance of your education and work history and see when and how they relate to your Social Security application for disability.... Read more

When applying for disability benefits will I have to see a Social Security doctor?

By / March 3, 2016 / Claims Process / 626 Comments

Learn when applying for disability benefits means that Social Security will send you to a doctor for evaluation and find out who will pay for the exam.... Read more

Can mental illness serve as the basis for Social Security Disability payments?

By / March 3, 2016 / Claims Process / 448 Comments

Learn how to best present and pursue your claim for Social Security disability payments based on mental illness.... Read more

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