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Category: Disability

What Is Social Security Disability Back Pay?

May 31, 2022 Disability

The application process for Social Security disability benefits can be lengthy. While the Social Security Administration (SSA) generally tries to issue initial decisions within three to five months from the date of application, most initial applications are denied. Moving your application to the hearing and appeals stage can add months […]

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