Should I file an Appeal if my Social Security Disability claim is denied?

Should I file an Appeal if my Social Security Disability claim is denied?

  If your Social Security Disability Claim is denied you should consider filing an Appeal. Most applications are initially declined, don’t be discouraged and give up. Fight for your claim. The important thing is to understand what you should do

Do I Qualify for SSDI? – The Disability Determination Process

Do I Qualify for SSDI? – The Disability Determination Process

How does the Social Security Administration determine if you are Disabled? If you are making a claim to collect Social Security Disability Insurance, the Social Security Administration must first determine that you are actually disabled. There is a five-step process

Physical Disabilities can lead to Mental Health issues

Physical Disabilities can lead to Mental Health issues

  Many applicants for Social Security disability benefits have both physical and mental disabilities. Several recent studies suggest links between depression and a variety of serious physical ailments such as cancer, back pain, and Multiple Sclerosis. Many individuals with physical

President Obama’s New Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Program

President Obama’s New Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Program

  If you are disabled and unable to pay your outstanding student loans help is now available. It is very difficult for even successful people to repay their student loan debt. An individual who is unable to work and living

What To Do When Someone I know becomes Disabled Part 3

What To Do When Someone I know becomes Disabled Part 3

  DISABILITY LAW – What To Do When a Client or Someone I know becomes Disabled – Part 3 By Greg Reed This is Part 3 of a speech presented by Bemis, Roach & Reed partner Greg Reed at the

Texas 211- Understanding Assistance Programs

Texas 211- Understanding Assistance Programs

  211 Texas – The emergency help phone number for essential human services. Everyone knows that in an emergency, you can dial 911 for police, fire and EMS services. There is another number you can call if you have a

Medical Equivalence – If your Disability is not listed by the Social Security Administration

Medical Equivalence – If your Disability is not listed by the Social Security Administration

  What to do if your particular disability is not in the SSA’s list of covered disabilities. Social Security’s Guidelines, also known as the Blue Book, lists many conditions that qualify for disability benefits. However, not everything that could possibly

Understanding Medicaid and Medicare Part 2

Understanding Medicaid and Medicare Part 2

  What is the difference between Medicare and Medicaid? Part 2 Medicare and Medicaid are both government funded programs created to help those who need financial assistance with their health care costs. Although they are often confused due to their

Medicare and Social Security Disability Insurance

Medicare and Social Security Disability Insurance

  Medicare and Social Security Disability Insurance work hand in hand to help those who are disabled. If you are collecting Social Security Disability Insurance, you may also be eligible to receive Medicare. SSDI beneficiaries are automatically enrolled in Medicare

What is Long Term Disability Insurance?

What is Long Term Disability Insurance?

  A brief Overview of Long Term Disability Insurance Long term disability (LTD) insurance is private insurance which helps replace the income of the insured if they become disabled. Here’s how LTD works. Individuals rarely purchase this type of insurance