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SSA Expands Compassionate Allowance Program

January 17, 2022 Disability

The application process for Social Security disability benefits can be lengthy. According to the Social Security Administration (SSA), it takes about three to five months to make an initial decision on a claim. If the claim is approved, it takes approximately another five months for the benefits to begin. However, […]

Medical-Vocational Allowances

December 24, 2021 Disability

The Social Security Disability program provides benefits for individuals who suffer from physical or mental disabilities that prevent them from working. But the eligibility criteria for the program are strict, and applicants must demonstrate to the Social Security Administration (SSA) that their condition meets the agency’s very strict definition of […]

Can the SSA Spy on You?

November 30, 2021 Disability

The Social Security Administration (SSA) has several tools at its disposal to fight disability fraud among Social Security disability claimants. One of the most effective is the Social Security disability application process itself, which is long, detailed, and ends in initial denial in most cases. Another effective tool is the […]