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Miscellaneous Proof Required When Applying For Social Security Disability Benefits

By Kenton Koszdin on August 16, 2018 | In Disability Insurance

Miscellaneous Proof Required When Applying For Social Security Disability Benefits

The Kenton Koszdin Law Office provides assistance in ensuring that all applicants and recipients receive all of the benefits to which they are entitled in Social Security Disability and workers’ compensation cases. Today’s blog discusses the miscellaneous proof required by the Social Security Administration (SSA) to evaluate the eligibility of a disability claim

SSI applicants must present proof of living arrangements by providing:

  • a lease or rent receipt;
  • names, dates of births, and Social Security numbers of all household members;
  • deed or property tax bill; and
  • receipts for other household expenses such as a mortgage, food, and utilities.

If filing as blind or disabled, an applicant must provide the following sources of medical information:

  • medical reports;
  • the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of doctors and other health care providers with their corresponding dates of treatment;
  • the names of the applicant’s prescription and non-prescription medications.

Proof of work history may be shown by:

  • job titles;
  • names of employers;
  • job description including job duties related to the type of work performed;
  • type of business;
  • dates and hours worked daily and weekly; and
  • days worked weekly, as well as the pay rates for work performed in the 15 years prior to becoming unable to work because of illness, injuries, or other conditions.

The assistance of an experienced disability attorney may help navigate the typically long and complicated process of applying for disability benefits. The Kenton Koszdin Law Office may assist anyone to apply for Social Security disability benefits. We help the residents of the San Fernando Valley obtain Social Security disability and workers’ compensation benefits! We offer free office and in-home consultations at your complete convenience. Call 800-438-7734 or visit us online. Se habla espańol!

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