If your application for disability benefits has been denied, you’re not the only one – about 60-70% of applications are initially denied. This can be due to a variety of reasons, such as lack of medical evidence or an incomplete application. However, even if you are denied, you still have options to appeal that decision…. Read more »
Applying for Social Security disability can be tricky – simply being diagnosed with a medical condition does not make you automatically qualified for benefits. The Social Security Blue Book, formally known as the Disability Evaluation Under Social Security, is documentation created by the Social Security Administration (SSA) that clearly lays out medical criteria used for… Read more »
There are two ways to apply for Social Security disability: in person or online. In this day and age, it’s easy to understand why people would prefer to apply for disability online – it’s convenient, safe, and quicker than going into an office to do so in person. This application method may not work for… Read more »
While Social Security disability benefits are part of a federal assistance program, there are slight variations of the application and appeals process across states within the U.S. There can be specific nuances that you may run into when filing for disability in Maine. To help you navigate the disability process in the Pine Tree State,… Read more »
Waiting to hear back about whether or not you were approved for disability benefits can be daunting. According to the Social Security Administration (SSA), only about 36% of claims are approved during the initial application period – this means more than half of applications will be denied the first time around.