Social Security Disability: Here’s the basics you need to know
Nearly two thirds of all who apply for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits are initially denied. That’s a pretty daunting figure, but it reveals that Social Security’s criteria for considering you “disabled” are quite stringent. You must be totally disabled and unable to work for at least a year and that must be substantiated by medicare evidence. In this “Savvy Senior” article by Jim Miller, appearing at AitkinAge.com, the author reviews how Social Security defines disability, how to apply and what you can expect after applying, and how to appeal a denial. Click here to read more.
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