Social Security Disability Basics

November 22, 2020

To be considered disabled under Social Security you need to have a medical condition that will last for 12 months or longer and prevent you from working in any capacity. Social Security Disability is considered long term disability and does not provide benefits for short term disability. Additionally, Social Security does not award partial disability [...]

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Quick Disability Determinations QDD

August 14, 2020

Social Security is implementing sweeping changes to the way it processes Disability claims. One of these changes is Quick Disability Determinations. This is an automatic process where Social Security computers will identify certain types of disabilities for approval in 20 calendar days. This is not something you can request when filing your disability claim, Social [...]

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Representative Payees

July 15, 2020

Some people who receive Social Security or SSI benefits are unable to manage their personal business for themselves. This could be due to a disability or a medical condition. In these cases Social Security will designate another person or an organization to handle their benefits for them. This person is designated their representative payee. Some [...]

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