Working on Social Security Disability

November 23, 2016

If you are receiving Social Security Disability benefits, (Not SSI) you can work as long as your pre-tax earnings stay below the prescribed limits. (If you receive SSI benefits the rules are different for you; refer to our section on working while receiving SSI payments.) This means you can work and supplement your Social Security [...]

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Quick Disability Determinations QDD

November 13, 2016

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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Filing an Appeal for Social Security

October 14, 2016

If Social Security denied your claim or stopped your benefits for any reason you have the right to file an appeal. What type of appeal you file depends on where you are in the appeals process and what State you are living in. The appeal process for Social Security is relatively straightforward. The process for [...]

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