There’s varied amounts of time that it takes for your SSD benefits to begin. If your case is strictly an SSD case, it could take only a month for that benefit to begin. If your case is SSD and SSI combined, it might take more like three months for those benefits to begin because there has to be offset calculations made by Social Security. If your case is strictly an SSI case, it could take four to six weeks for your benefits to begin. And again, these times are governed by the case load at the local Social Security office and the payment center and so it could vary in any particular case.
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Social Security Disability Blog Posts:
Are you eligible for Social Security disability benefits?
When considering to apply for Social Security disability benefits, many wonder if their disabilities are qualifying. Social Security has a strict definition of disability. The main three components to
I appealed my denial. Can I get an earlier hearing date?
If you have applied for Social Security Disability benefits and your initial application was denied, it's normal to feel disappointed and discouraged. But you should know that the Social Security
Morgantown Office of Hearings Operations.
Morgantown OHO: What You Need to Know. The Office of Hearings Operations, also referred to as OHO, is the Social Security office that is responsible for the management of Social Security Disability
SSD Waiting Period Waived for Those with ALS.
Generally, if your application for Social Security Disability (SSD) is approved, you must wait five months after the onset date of your disability before you can receive your first SSD benefit
Social Security Disability FAQ:
How Long Do You Have to Work to Be Eligible for Social Security Disability?
How long do I have to work before I am eligible for disability? The length of time you need to have worked in order to qualify for disability will vary depending on your age. Suffering from an
Bipolar Disorder Treatment? Does That Qualify Me For Social Security Disability Benefits?
Can I get Social Security Disability based on Bipolar Disorder? Yes you can. You need to document that you do have a severe case of Bipolar Disorder. Many times Bipolar Disorder can be controlled for
Can I apply for disability at my local Social Security office?
Social Security really prefers that you do now go into their office and apply. The application process is a little time-consuming, it usually takes around an hour, maybe more and what Social Security
Can You Work While Getting Social Security Disability Benefits in Pittsburgh?
Work and Receive Benefits? To be eligible for Social Security Disability benefits you must be unable to engage in Substantial Gainful Activity (SGA). In 2013, the monthly amount the SSA considers