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February 2015 Archives

What's a consultative exam and why does SSA say I need one?

Imagine that you have become disabled and you go through all the steps to apply for the benefits you believe you are entitled to under Social Security Disability Insurance. You've done your homework and think you've submitted all the paperwork required.

Facts worth being aware of about Social Security Disability

Social Security and its disability insurance component are perhaps among the most relied upon and misunderstood fibers of the American social fabric. It's a surprising state of affairs when you consider how important the system is.

President's plan for SSDI reform sparks a jeer from GOP

There are many hot button political issues generating headlines these days. One of the most prominent is the one dealing with the Social Security Disability Insurance program and how it's going to be kept alive.

Can I get Social Security Disability for depression?

There are many conditions that can leave a person disabled and unable to work. Not all of them are entirely physical. There are mental disorders that can make holding down a job impossible. The spectrum of possible issues is so broad, in fact, that the Social Security Administration has set aside nine specific diagnostic categories.

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