There is no particular amount of time that you have to be not working in order to apply for Social Security Disability but the test of disability for Social Security is whether or not your condition is so severe that you will be unable to work for 12 continuous months. What that means is that you don’t have to wait to be off work for 12 months but you do have to have a serious condition. We regularly help people apply for Social Security disability benefits prior to they’re being off work for one year. So I don’t really suggest that people wait a long time to apply for Social Security Disability benefits. Once it becomes clear in consultation with your doctor that you’re going to be off work for a very extended period of time, that would be a good time to apply.
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Social Security Disability Blog Posts:
Creating A My Social Security Account: Why it is Important
Creating a my social security account through the SSA’s website is a free and secure way to access your personal Social Security Information at any time.This account is beneficial for those who
How Disability Benefits are Calculated.
It is important to know, not everyone receives the same size disability check. The amount you receive is based on your average lifetime earnings.Calculating SSD PaymentsYou may recall
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
The Social Security Disability Appeals Process
Not all Social Security disability applications are approved on the first try. This can be due to many different factors including your medical condition, age, education, skills, past work experience
Social Security Disability FAQ:
How Can I Increase My Social Security Disability Payment In Ohio?
There is little you can do to increase your Social Security Disability payment in Ohio. This is true for both Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI).
How Do You Qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits?
The Social Security Administration (SSA) offers two Social Security disability benefits programs. One is called Social Security Disability Insurance, and the other is called Supplemental Security
Does SSI or Disability Help Pay for Utilities, Heating Costs, or Rent?
Both Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) offer cash benefits, paid monthly. Some people believe they must use their disability payments to cover the
When Will My Social Security Disability Benefits Begin?
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