Qualifying for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), depends not just on your medical eligibility.
The Social Security Administration (SSA) awards disability benefits to Americans who have severe disabilities. The process of being awarded disability benefits is long and difficult, but some applicants may qualify for an expedited review of their claim.
Long-Term Disability Insurance vs. Social Security Disability
If a medical condition or accident renders you unable to work, there are programs in place that can offer financial assistance: long-term disability insurance and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI).
Disability Determination Services Letter
If your Social Security Disability case is pending, you likely received a letter from Disability Determination Services…
Medical Improvement Likely, “MIL”
Even after you’ve been approved for disability benefits, the Social Security Administration (SSA) can review your condition at regular intervals, depending on the categories under which your condition falls.
Disability Benefits and Cancer
In order to qualify for disability benefits, just as with any other condition, a cancer patient must establish that they’re unable to work for at least twelve (12) consecutive months.