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    Arthritis and Social Security Disability

    By Kenton Koszdin Law Office on January 29, 2020
    In Social Security Disability

    With the significant pain and joint swelling that can come with any type of arthritis, this disease can limit your ability to work and perform everyday activities.

    If a person is partially disabled, are they eligible to collect Social Security Disability (SSDI) benefits?  No. You must be totally disabled in order to receive SSDI payments. The Social Security Administration (SSA) defines those who earn more than a certain monthly amount to be engaged in what it calls “substantially gainful activity.” For 2020, those monthly… Read More

    Benefit programs like Workers’ Compensation and Social Security Disability may seem to offer the same benefit because they provide payments for those who are disabled. But these public programs have different benefits as well as different eligibility criteria.

    Social Security Disability Benefits payments can be affected by income from other sources. Here are some guidelines to help you.

    Applying for Social Security benefits can be a time consuming process. Military service members may be eligible for expedited processing.

    Are you receiving Social Security Disability (SSDI) benefits or Supplemental Security Income (SSI)? Would you like to be able to work? The Social Security Administration (SSA)’s Ticket to Work program sounds right for you! This voluntary program helps SSDI and SSI beneficiaries find work suited to their abilities which can help them become financially independent…. Read More

    If you are receiving Social Security Disability (SSDI), do you know that you can transact some business online via the Social Security website? Those receiving SSDI can set up a “my Social Security” account and use the main Social Security website too. But if you are receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI), you are limited to… Read More

    If you are disabled and unable to work and you have filed for Social Security Disability (SSDI) benefits, the last thing you want to see in the mail is a denial letter saying that you are ineligible for these payments. What went wrong? You can’t work because of your disability, but the Social Security Administration… Read More

    If you have chronic kidney failure and your condition is severe, you may likely be eligible for Social Security Disability (SSDI) benefits. Chronic kidney failure (CKF) is also known as chronic renal failure and end stage renal failure. For the Social Security Administration, this disease falls into its “genitourinary” diseases. An applicant with CKF may… Read More

    In the most recent annual report published by the Trustees for the Social Security Funds, the prediction date for when the old age fund will be depleted – 2034 – remains unchanged from last year. However, the outlook for the disability fund has improved dramatically, pushing the depletion date back to 2052 from 2032. The… Read More

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