If your doctor just makes a statement that you are disabled that is generally not enough for you to qualify for Social Security Disability benefits or SSI. What happens is Social Security evaluates the medical records that the doctor writes down when you go for visits or if you’re hospitalized or if the doctor sends you for a test and they order the results of those tests, they looked at your hospital records and they try to decide whether what’s indicated in those doctors notes, hospital records or lab reports are sufficient to show that you are so physically or mentally disabled that you probably cannot work for 12months.
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Social Security Disability FAQ:
When Should You Apply for Social Security Disability or SSI?
You should apply for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and/or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) as soon as you suffer an impairment that prevents you from working. This is important because
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What Is the Difference Between Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income?
The Social Security Administration (SSA) runs two programs to help people with disabilities: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Each program has
Will Accepting Gift Money Affect My Social Security Disability Benefits?
Two different Social Security programs pay benefits to people with disabilities: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). If you are considering accepting