Some Useful Information on Applying for Social Security Disability Benefits and SSI
Applying for Social Security Disability Benefits and SSI can be quite difficult as can the waiting that follows the application. The site at http://www.disabilitysecrets.com/ has a wealth of useful and helpful information for people who need to file applications for disability benefits with Social Security.
ICDRI and Social Security Disability Secrets, would like to present some of these secrets to those who need them. So on a regular basis we will present information on this page to help those who are applying for Social Security Disability Benefits or SSI. We will present a short summary of the information with a link to a longer article. So come back often so you can get all the information you need!
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Claimants are routinely told by the social security office
where they initially apply that disability claims are processed in
just 90-120 days. And on average, of course, this may be true.
However, "averages" are often misleading and, in actuality, disability
claims are not processed with regard to deadlines at all.
In fact, they are not even processed by the Claims Representatives who take disability applications. Instead, they are sent to an agency known as Disability Determination Services (each state has at least one DDS) and assigned to Disability Examiners. It is at DDS where claims are put through an evaluation process that can take as little as 30 days, or, in some cases, as long as a year....
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