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30 May

Working After Disability: Employment and Its Effect On Disability Benefit Awards

Working After Disability: Employment and Its Effect On Disability Benefit Awards By: Disability Group A common misconception is that any work done after receiving an award for Social Security disability benefits will terminate those benefits.  In fact, however, a person receiving benefits may work and still receive many benefits. Trial Work Period                 The Social

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26 May

Acceptable Medical Sources: Which sources are acceptable and what happens to those that are not?

Acceptable Medical Sources: Which sources are acceptable and what happens to those that are not? By: Disability Group When you apply for social security disability benefits, the Social Security Administration (SSA) uses many sources of evidence to determine whether your impairments meet their requirements for disability.  To make that determination, SSA considers ALL available evidence

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24 May

Retirement and Social Security Benefits: How It Works After You Retire

By: Disability Group, Inc. Retirement means no more alarm clock, no more commute, and no more stress. Doesn’t that sound great? A secure and comfortable retirement is a worker’s dream. But not doing the proper planning can make that dream into a nightmare. Here are some factors to take into consideration when planning for your

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16 May

Early Retirement versus Social Security Benefits

Early Retirement v. Social Security Disability Benefits  By: Disability Group  If you are 50 years old and have poor physical health should you retire or file for Social Security Disability Insurance benefits (SSDI)? If you are unable to continue to do your job because of your physical limitations you should file for Social Security Disability

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06 May

Your Disability Hearing

Your Disability Hearing By: Disability Group Why would you have a disability hearing?  If your initial social security disability application and request for reconsideration are denied, the next step is to request a hearing before an Administrative Law Judge.  This is your chance to come face-to-face with the person deciding your claim. The hearing is

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05 May

Filing Two Claims: RSDI and SSI

Filing Two Claims: RSDI and SSI By: Disability Group You can file for a few different kinds of benefits.  There are 2 disability programs run by theSocial Security Administration (SSA): (1) Title II, Retirement, Survivors and Disability Insurance (RSDI) and (2) Title XVI Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Should you file for both of them?  What

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