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How Do I Apply For SSD?

The process of applying for Social Security disability benefits might be a bit overwhelming. From meeting the specific qualifications to having the right paperwork, it’s easy to feel lost and confused.

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How Much Can You Work While Receiving SSI Disability Benefits?

Even though you may be receiving SSI disability benefits, you may still be able to work. There are a few deciding factors on how much of your allowed benefits you can keep, but you are actually encouraged to work if you can. As we move forward, we will be discussing what exactly will happen if you work on disability and how much you can still receive.

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Don’t Let Congressman Paul Ryan Take Your SSI Benefits Away!

Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI) is trying to cut more than $5 billion to the SSI program during the next ten years.

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Do I Need A Supplemental Security Income Lawyer?

In Michigan, 70 percent of individuals who apply for Social Security get denied their first time around. Whether you are applying for the first time or have already been denied, Grech Law Firm is here to help and can increase your chances of obtaining benefits the first time around.

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Will Social Security Disability Become Insolvent?

According to the Social Security Trustee report released last month, the Social Security Disability Trust Fund will run out of money in 2016. According to the latest figures, since 2009 the trust fund has been paying out more money each year than it brings in, creating a potential for insolvency. This issue is not new and reared its ugly head in 1994, when at that time, Congress took action by reallocating money from the retirement program to the disability program.

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What’s the Difference Between SSDI and SSI?

If you are disabled, you most likely qualify for disability benefits. There are two forms of benefits you may be eligible for: SSD and SSI. Although they are similar, there are some notable differences between the two. So what’s the difference between SSD and SSI? The main distinctions are associated with the individual’s income and how each program is financed.

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What To Know About Social Security Disability Payments

Social Security will pay you and certain family members if you have worked long enough and have a medical condition that has prevented you from working or is expected to prevent you from working for at least 12 months. Obtaining Social Security disability payments can be a daunting task and going through the process alone may leave you with many questions.

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What Social Security Disability Forms Do I Need?

Applying for Social Security disability benefits can be a frustrating process and you may not even know where to begin. Like many, you’re probably wondering, “What social security disability forms do I need?” The list below is a good place to start when you’re ready to submit your application.

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What Medical Conditions Qualify For Social Security Disability Benefits?

When seeing if you qualify for Social Security disability benefits, there is a step-by-step process that takes you through specific questions. One of them is primarily focused on the details of your disability. To actually be considered “disabled”, one must meet certain criteria. What medical conditions qualify for Social Security disability benefits? Although the Social Security Administration provides a detailed list of all possible medical impairments, we’ve consolidated it so that it’s broken down by body system.

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What Does It Mean to Be Disabled?

For purposes of Social Security Disability Benefits and SSI benefits, in order to be found disabled, one must have a severe impairment, or combination of impairments, that prevent the person from performing substantial gainful activity (SGA) and the disability must be expected to last, or have lasted, for at least one year.

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