Social Security Disability

Social security disability-continuing disability reviews

What You Should Know About SSI – Continuing Disability Reviews

By Barry Salzman / January 12, 2024

Persons who have been awarded disability benefits, whether disability insurance benefits (SSD) or supplemental security income benefits (SSI) are subject to continuing disability reviews (CDR) regardless of age. The purpose of a CDR is to determine if one remains disabled. Generally, these reviews are conducted every three (3) years; however, SSA has wide latitude in…

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How Do Benefits From Other Claims Affect Social Security Disability Benefits?

By Barry Salzman / November 7, 2023

Many people seeking and receiving Social Security Disability Benefits (SSD) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) may have other claims based on disability, including workers’ compensation (WC), short and long-term disability, and state and federal employment disability and retirement benefits. Except for WC benefits, other sources of disability benefits do not affect the amount of the…

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Ssdi payment schedule 2023: dates and eligibility

SSDI Payment Schedule 2023: Dates and Eligibility

By Barry Salzman / September 22, 2023

If you or someone you care about relies on Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits, it is crucial to stay informed about the payment schedule for 2023. SSDI offers financial assistance to individuals who cannot work due to a disability. In this article, we will provide an overview of the SSDI payment schedule for 2023,…

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Can i work part-time after being declared disabled by ssa?

Can I Work Part-Time After Being Declared Disabled by SSA?

By Barry Salzman / September 12, 2023

Information about Working Part-time after You’ve Been Found  Disabled by SSA  This memorandum is designed to answer questions asked by people receiving Social Security disability or SSI benefits who are considering working part-time.  Can I Work Part-Time Without Losing My Disability Benefits? Yes, it is possible to work and receive disability benefits. However, the answer…

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PTSD Disability Claims Under Social Security Act and Veterans’ Law

By Barry Salzman / August 1, 2023

What is PTSD? PTSD is the abbreviation for “post-traumatic stress disorder”. PTSD is a mental disorder defined for medical purposes in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM), which is the accepted medical source for diagnosing mental disorders (published by the American Psychiatric Association). The current manual is the 5th edition, otherwise known as DSM-5. The…

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How long do social security disability benefits last?

How Long Do Social Security Disability Benefits Last?

By Barry Salzman / January 19, 2023

Great! You have now been awarded social security disability benefits. But how long can you receive these benefits? No award of benefits can truly be considered “permanent”. All disability insurance benefits (except Supplemental Security Income) end at your full retirement age and simply convert to your retirement benefit, which is equivalent to your disability benefit…

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