Can You File Taxes on Social Security Disability Payments

Can You File Taxes on Social Security Disability Payments

Once Social Security Disability benefits are awarded, recipients often wonder about taxes. There are specific rules about paying taxes on disability payments, but it often depends on what benefits are being received. There are two different disability programs. One is based on an individual’s work history and how much they pay into the Social Security […]

Health Insurance and Social Security Disability

Health Insurance and Social Security Disability

Social Security pays benefits to those who are disabled (i.e., unable to work full time due to medical conditions). Because of this, those applying for such benefits (“claimants”) are often without health insurance, making it difficult to treat for the very conditions which prevent them from working. Obviously, they cannot get insurance through an employer, […]

Top 10 Reasons Disability Claims Are Denied And How To Avoid Them

Denied Social Security Disability

Insufficient treatment. If you are applying for disability benefits, you need to treat enough to establish your diagnoses and the severity of your conditions. Your medical records are what Social Security uses to determine whether you are disabled, so it is a good idea to make sure your doctors are documenting what you deal with […]