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What Counts as Income in a Disability Claim?

As explained by the Social Security Administration (SSA), the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program exists to provide financial support to individuals “with limited income and resources.” SSI differs from SSDI in that there is a strict means test. SSI disability benefits are only available to people who have genuine financial needs. For this reason, it …

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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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Will the Social Security Administration Spy On Me?

Through a Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) claim, a disabled individual can apply for financial compensation to support themselves and their family. The Social Security Administration (SSA) reviews claims very carefully—closely checking to confirm that the applicant actually qualifies for SSDI or SSI benefits.  This raises an important question: Does the SSA conduct surveillance on …

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Social Security Disability Law: Understanding Vocational Adjustments

In order to bring a successful Social Security disability claim, an applicant must establish that their disability or medical impairment prevents them from working. In practice, this means proving two separate things:  You cannot return to your previous occupation; and You cannot reasonably be expected to ‘retrain’ to a less strenuous position.  The Social Security …

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