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COVID-19 Impact on Social Security Claims

Over the last two years, the COVID-19 virus has caused public health and economic disruptions all around the world. According to data provided by the Arkansas Department of Public Health, there have been more than 800,000 cases of COVID-19 confirmed in the state as of February of 2022. Even as the country continues to remove …

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2022 Social Security and SSI Disability Benefit Amounts

Social Security disability benefit amounts are based on the type of disability payments you are eligible to receive, and the maximum amounts change regularly to account for inflation and other factors. The two types of disability payments that a person may be eligible to receive include Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income …

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What Medical Conditions Qualify for Social Security Disability

Through a Social Security disability claim, a person with a medical disability can seek benefits to support themselves and their family. This raises an important question: What types of medical conditions qualify for Social Security disability benefits? The short answer is that a wide range of medical impairments can qualify for SSDI or SSI—an applicant …

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How to Win a Social Security Disability Hearing in Arkansas

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) are two main federal disability programs in the United States. You may be entitled to benefits through SSDI or SSI. Unfortunately, many people struggle to get the disability compensation that they deserve. In fact, more than two-thirds of initial Social Security disability claims are denied.   …

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Is Being Suicidal a Disability?

Tragically, suicide remains a serious public health concern. According to data provided by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), there are more than 1.3 million suicide attempts nationwide each year. Professional help is available for those who need it, including from organizations such as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and the Arkansas Crisis Center.  …

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The Importance of Your Doctor in the Disability Claims Process in Arkansas

Do you have an injury, illness, or other medical condition that keeps you from working? If so, you may be entitled to receive disability benefits through Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Both federal disability programs are administered by the SSA.  To successfully apply for disability benefits, you will need comprehensive …

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Why Would SSI Be Denied?

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a federal program that provides direct cash assistance to qualifying disabled individuals who have little or no income. SSI is a lifeline to people and families who need support. Unfortunately, getting benefits can sometimes prove to be challenging. According to data found in the official SSI Annual Statistical Report, more …

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Social Security Disability Appeals: Your Guide to Reconsideration

Social Security disability benefits provide crucial economic support to those who need assistance. Unfortunately, getting a claim paid is not always so easy. The Social Security Administration (SSA) reports that as many as seven in ten SSDI/SSI claims are denied after an initial review.  The good news is that you have the right to challenge …

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