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Social Security Resolutions Severe Incapacity

Social Security Resolutions Severe Incapacity
Individuals who are unable to work as a result of an injury or illness are eligible to receive benefits from Social Security disability insurance. The SSA defines a severe incapacity as a condition that significantly limits an individual's physical or mental abilities to the point where they are unable to perform basic work activities, making proof...
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Incapacity to Work Due to Pulmonary Hypertension | RFC

Incapacity to Work Due to Pulmonary Hypertension | RFC
The most common reason to qualify for SSDI for Pulmonary Hypertension is Cor Pulmonale. Cor pulmonale is a medical disorder that affects the anatomy and function of the heart's right ventricle. The most prevalent cause is pulmonary hypertension. Cor pulmonale is a kind of right-sided heart failure in which the right ventricle ceases to pump bl...
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How Disabling is a Blood Clot? | SSDI Benefits for Blood Clots

What symptoms must I have to be considered for SSDI Benefits for Blood Clots?
Any blood vessel in the body can develop clots. The formation of microscopic clots in the tiniest vessels closest to the skin's surface rarely results in significant health problems and typically requires little to no medical attention; However, those that form in the body's larger and deeper veins may be linked to or cause extremely serious health...
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Social Security Family Maximum Benefits

Social Security Family Maximum Benefits
Social Security Family Maximum Benefits The total amount your family can earn is subject to a maximum family benefit (MFB) cap if more than one member of your family receives a monthly cash benefit while you are receiving a monthly SSDI check. Frequently, the sum of the SSDI payments for a disabled parent and the benefits for two or more children (...
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SSDI Benefits for Eczema

SSDI Benefits for Eczema
You may be eligible for disability compensation, if your eczema is severe and makes it difficult to walk or use your hands. Eczema is a common skin disorder that causes itchiness, redness, dryness, and irritation. Atopic dermatitis is another name for this illness. It usually begins in infancy or early childhood and can last until maturity. Eczema,...
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Is Pulmonary Hypertension a Disability?

Is Pulmonary Hypertension a Disability?
Pulmonary hypertension is a broad term for high blood pressure ("hypertension") affecting the blood arteries of the lungs. If you have moderate to severe pulmonary hypertension restrictions, Social Security may approve you for benefits. Currently, the only known cure for pulmonary hypertension is a lung transplant. This hazardous disease can h...
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SSDI for Spinal Stenosis for People Over 50

SSDI Benefits for Spinal Stenosis
Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the gaps within the spine that leads to pressure on the spinal cord or nerve roots. Symptoms of spinal stenosis range from no symptoms to discomfort in the back or neck, as well as numbness, tingling, and weakness in the arms and/or legs. While spinal stenosis is not a dangerous ailment in its early stages, it can ...
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The Five Month Waiting Period for SSDI

The Five Month Waiting Period for SSDI
Disability applicants must wait five months after being accepted for Social Security disability insurance payments (also known as SSDI, SSD, and Title II disability benefits) before Social Security pays them disability compensation. This implies that before beginning monthly payments, the Social Security Administration (SSA) will withhold five mont...
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Tips to Improve Your Chances to Boost Your Chances of Your SSDI Application Approved

Tips to Improve Your Chances to Boost Your SSDI Application
The Social Security Administration must abide by strict guidelines when approving applications for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Approximately 70% of all initial applications are rejected upon submission as a result of this, as well as the fact that many people are either unaware of the process's...
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Applying for SSD while suffering from blood clots | Thrombosis

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A blood clot can form in any blood artery in the body. Small clots that form in the capillaries closest to the skin's surface seldom cause severe health problems and normally require little to no medical intervention; but, those that form in the body's larger and deeper veins can be associated with, or result in, highly serious health problems. Man...
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How to Obtain a Closed Benefit | SSDI vs SSI

How to Obtain a Closed Benefit | SSDI vs SSI
A closed period occurs when a claimant for Social Security disability benefits or SSI is determined to be ineligible for ongoing benefits but remains entitled to payments for a period of time in the past. How to Obtain a Closed Benefit  The interval between the beginning of a disability and the claimant's ability to return to work at the SGA l...
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How to Speed up Your Disability Claim?

How to Speed up Your Disability Claim
A final decision on your application for disability benefits from Social Security can take years. By accurately completing all required paperwork, punctually responding to any requests for information from Social Security, and compiling and submitting your own medical records early on, you might be able to speed up the process. The usual delay is l...
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Disability Fast Track Approval Programme | QDD

Disability Fast Track Approval Programme | QDD
Your condition must fulfil the legal definition of disability in order to receive Social Security disability payments. Many injuries and diseases are clearly debilitating, such as late-stage renal disease, congestive heart failure, and fatal cancers. Others, such as chronic diseases that worsen with age or residual disorders that worsen with time, ...
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Common Accidental lnjuries that Qualify for SSDI Benefits

Common Accidental lnjuries that Qualify for SSDI Benefits
If you are unable to work due to physical or mental injuries from a car accident, you may be eligible for a disability pension. Common accidental injuries include hip and arm fractures, back problems, soft tissue injuries, and brain injuries. They can also experiencetrauma as a result of a car accident such as depression or anxiety. If these turmoi...
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How to Qualify for SSDI Benefits for Acute Liver Disease [2022]

How to Qualify for SSDI Benefits for Acute Liver Disease
Social Security disability benefits may be available to those with liver disease. If your illness is listed in the Social Security Blue Book, you can be qualified for disability benefits if you have autoimmune hepatitis, cirrhosis, or another type of chronic liver disease. The Costs of Acute Liver Disease Health care costs make up the majority of l...
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How does the SSA do your RFC for Car Accident Injuries | Winning SSDI Benefits for Car Accident Injuries

Winning SSDI Benefits for Car Accident Injuries Through SSA RFC Form
When your bone is fractured as a result of trauma, it breaks apart or cracks. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration , someone in the United States is wounded in a car collision every 10 seconds. Fortunately, most accidents do not result in death, but even small ones can result in long-term worry as well as worries and phob...
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Sickle Cell Anemia Social Security Benefits

Sickle Cell Anemia Social Security Benefits
Up to 100,000 Americans have sickle cell disease. Some races and ethnicities are more prone to it than others. You are most likely to have sickle cell trait if you have African ancestry. If you are Hispanic, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Asian, or Indian, you may be at risk. Because of these hereditary blood diseases, red blood cells become rigid ...
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Qualifying for SSDI with Asthma

Qualifying for SSDI with Asthma
Asthma is a hazardous ailment that affects around 25 million Americans each year and leads in nearly 1.6 million trips to the emergency room. With counselling, you can live a regular life. Without it, you may have to visit the ER or stay in the hospital on a regular basis, which can disrupt your daily life. How Does SSA view Asthma? Asthma is a chr...
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Medical Qualifications Required for Disability Benefits for Sjogren's Syndrome

Medical Qualifications Required for Disability Benefits for Sjogren's Syndrome
Sjögren's syndrome, an immune system disorder in which white platelets attack the tear and spit organs, has gained a reputation as a crippling disease in recent years. While Sjögren's syndrome produces dry eyes and lips at initially, it can also lead to tiredness and damage to other bodily parts. Extreme cases of Sjögren's syndrome may be eligible ...
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SSDI for People with Sjogren’s Symptoms

SSDI for People with Sjogren’s Symptoms
People with Sjogren's syndrome may be eligible for benefits if they have one or more of the following constitutional symptoms, according to the Blue Book Sjogren's syndrome (SHOW-grins) is an immune system condition characterised by two main symptoms: dry eyes and a dry mouth. Other immune system illnesses, such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus , ...
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