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 Blog Posts:
Seven Fields 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 hearings. When a claim is denied at the
SSI or SSDI?
If you or a loved one has a condition or injury that is starting to affect your/their ability to work, you probably have a lot of questions about disability benefits. The most obvious - and probably
The Federal Government Shutdown and the SSA
The Federal Government Shutdown is a concern to many of our clients. According to the Social Security Administration, Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) checks will not
Social Media and Your SSD Benefits.
How Your SSD Benefits can be Affected by What You Post on Social Media. Social Security, in its budget request to Congress last year, said it would look into expanding the use of social media networks
Social Security Disability FAQ:
How Do I Know If I Qualify For Social Security Disability In Ohio?
If you want to know if you qualify for Social Security Disability in Ohio is to speak with a Social Security Disability lawyer about your situation and talk about the options that may be available to
Can I Get Social Security Disability Benefits Because I Have Cancer?
Yes you can. But let's remember the Social Security definition of disability is the inability to work because of your condition for at least a 12 month period of time. Modern medicine has been really
Are Any Disabilities Pre-Approved for Social Security?
Some health conditions allow you to qualify for Social Security disability benefits if you have medical proof of a diagnosis and meet certain qualifications for a compassionate allowance. In this way,
How to Apply for Social Security Disability?
People who suffer from a long-term disability and are unable to work can file for Social Security disability benefits. However, it is a good idea to make sure you know how to apply for Social Security