Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is Social Security Disability?
Social Security Disability (SSD) is a financial aid program designed to help those who are unable to work due to disability. SSD benefits are available to disabled workers who have paid taxes to the Social Security Administration (SSA).
2. What is Supplemental Security Income?
3. When can I file for SSD?
4. Can I get temporary disability while I wait for my case to be approved?
5. What are my chances of being approved for benefits?
Part of our job is to improve your odds of approval by collecting all necessary documents—such as records of your medical conditions, physical and mental restrictions, medications, and work history—and making sure your claim reflects all of the important factors in your case.
6. When should I apply for Medicaid?
7. In addition to my physical disabilities, I am also having mental and emotional problems. Will Social Security consider this?
8. How long is the SSD application process going to take?
Unfortunately, the majority of claims must go to hearing, which may result in a total anticipated wait time of 25 to 36 months, or longer.
9. Is there anything I can do to reduce my wait time for a hearing?
10. How much will I get if I am approved?
11. If I get approved, am I also entitled to Medicare health insurance coverage?