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What is the Importance of the Work History Report?

Claimants filing for Social Security Disability are asked to fill out a Work History report. The form is used to determine a claimant’s past relevant
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What is the Date Last Insured?

The Date Last Insured is the last day a claimant is eligible for Title II Disability Insurance Benefits (DIB). This means that the condition causing o
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SGA Exceptions

In order to be eligible to receive disability benefits, a claimant may not be engaging in substantial gainful activity (“SGA”). There are
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What is the importance of the Function Report?

Claimants that have filed for Social Security Disability are sent a Function Report to fill out. This form asks questions regarding activities of dail
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Can an individual who is obese qualify for Social Security Disability benefits?

The answer would be that it is extremely unlikely if that is the only disability claimed. Until 1999, the Social Security Administration (SSA) allowed
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Can an individual who is obese qualify for Social Security Disability benefits?

The answer would be that it is extremely unlikely if that is the only disability claimed. Until 1999, the Social Security Administration (SSA) allowed
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What are the reasons for a Continuing Disability Review?

In most instances an approval for disability benefits can mean ongoing payments for a very long period of time. However, there are some people who exp
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Interstitial Cystitis – New Rules for Disability

Recently the Social Security Administration has passed Ruling 15-1p, which has new rules for evaluating how to find someone disabled if they have inte
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Drugs, Alcohol, and Social Security Disability

A common complaint you may hear regarding Social Security Disability or Supplemental Security Income benefits is that many who receive them are chroni
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