Social Security Disability

Social Security Disability vs. Supplemental Security Income

The Social Security Administration has a range of federal benefits programs to help seniors and disabled individuals receive the financial support they need. The two most common programs are Social Security Disability Insurance, or SSDI, and Supplemental Security Income, or SSI. For people in North Carolina navigating between these two programs, it\’s important to know …

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What To Do When Your Social Security Claim Is Denied

There are two government programs that you absolutely need to know about.  One is called the Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) program.  The other is called the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program.  Together, these programs make up what is commonly referred to as “disability.”  When your neighbor tells you that they are on “disability,” it …

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Signature requirements negatively impact disabled Americans

It\’s only been 30 years since the American With Disabilities Act was passed. People in North Carolina may remember when businesses and even public places could exclude people with disabilities instead of accommodating them. Unfortunately, that attitude still persists today within the Social Security Administration. Access is everything In an age of online apps, the …

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Who qualifies for Social Security disability benefits?

Social Security disability helps individuals in North Carolina and throughout the country who have a medical condition that prevents them from working to their full ability. Unlike Social Security, a person does not have to be retirement age to draw benefits. However, the medical condition must meet certain qualifications to be eligible for Social Security …

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Award letter a key aspect of a Social Security disability claim

In North Carolina, when seeking Social Security disability benefits, there are many critical aspects of a case and whether it will be approved or denied. Sometimes, the basics are forgotten during the process. People should remember and understand the fundamentals such as when the Social Security Administration will notify them of the decision. The disability …

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President Trump has proposed Social Security disability reform

President Donald Trump recently proposed a Social Security reform bill. Many individuals who plan to apply for or who already receive disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA) may lose their monthly payments if this new legislation goes into effect. Right now, individuals must go through a rigorous vetting process to see if they …

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