Social Security

Qualifying For Social Security Disability and SSI

25 Feb 2015

The threshold question for both Title II SSD and Title XVI SSI is the same: is the individual disabled, or likely to be disabled, for at least a twelve consecutive month period? The difference between the two programs is that to qualify for SSD (Title II Social Security Disability), you must have sufficient work credits. […]

Qualifying For Social Security Disability and SSI

How to Verify Whether You’re “Insured” to Claim Social Security Disability Benefits

11 Jun 2014

It is important for anyone who is considering an application for Social Security disability benefits, (benefits based upon their own past earnings records) to first verify that they have “insured” status under the Social Security regulations. To gain the status of “insured” in the eyes of the Social Security, one must have worked a certain […]

How to Verify Whether You’re “Insured” to Claim Social Security Disability Benefits

Social Security Administration makes changes to cut costs

29 Dec 2011

The Social Security Administration, in an effort to cut it’s costs, has again taken away significant rights of disabled persons applying for Social Security Disability benefits. Just a few months ago, the Administration enacted Social Security Rule 11-1p.  Which says that if a Social Security Claimant has an application on appeal, they may not file […]

Social Security Administration makes changes to cut costs