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Research Shows 1 Million+ Disabled Americans are Missing Out on SSDI/SSI

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) are two important programs for those with disabilities, providing monetary and medical benefits if you qualify. Rules established by the Social Security Administration (SSA) include strict requirements and eligibility criteria, but the financial support means a lot if you qualify. Unfortunately, a researcher has… Read More »

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Answers to FAQs About Social Security Disability Benefits for Dependents

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

The Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program pays monetary benefits to individuals who are disabled and cannot work, as long as they meet certain requirements. The Social Security Administration (SSA) sets eligibility rules for disability programs, and an important one for SSDI is your work history. You must have a minimum number of work… Read More »

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Questions To Ask Yourself About SSDI Eligibility

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

Of the two federal disability programs overseen by the Social Security Administration (SSA), only one takes into account your work history when assessing whether you qualify. Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is the plan for individuals who have accumulated a certain number of credits through employment, and then become unable to work because of… Read More »

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When A Representative Payee May Be Needed For SSI Recipients

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

Though there are additional non-medical requirements, only individuals with disabling conditions qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits. As a result, the nature of their disability can sometimes make it difficult to manage certain financial matters. To ease this burden, the Social Security Administration (SSA) program for SSDI/SSI… Read More »

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4 Application Stages When Filing For SSDI/SSI Benefits In Maryland

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

As you are looking into applying for either of the Social Security Administration (SSA) disability programs, you have probably already discovered that the process is complex. For both the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) disability programs, you must show that you suffer from a disabling medical condition that prevents… Read More »

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Proposed Change To In-Kind Support And Maintenance For SSI

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

The federal Supplemental Security Income (SSI) offers critical financial support for adults and children with disabling medical conditions. However, as you know, the amount you receive once approved for benefits is hardly a windfall. It is important to make every penny count and, fortunately, a welcome change may be on the horizon. Under a… Read More »

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Applying For Social Security Disability After Age 60

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

There are considerable challenges when applying for Social Security disability benefits at any age, but the complexities certainly increase as you get older. When applying for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), the medical requirement remains the same no matter how old you are. Rules set by the Social Security Administration (SSA) state that you… Read More »

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Key Dates For Determining Retroactive Payments For Social Security Disability

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

Many people will file an application for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) immediately upon becoming eligible, while others have reason to wait despite having a disabling medical condition. A common reason involves diagnosis: You may not have a definitive answer from health care providers or know if your ailment will last at least 12… Read More »

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Tips When Researching Maryland Social Security Disability Attorneys

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

A disabling medical condition impacts your ability to earn an income and support your household, so it is encouraging to know that there are systems in place to provide financial assistance. Under the two disability programs managed by the Social Security Administration (SSA), you may obtain benefits if you qualify. Both require you to… Read More »

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Surprising Factors That Count Toward SGA When Applying For SSDI In Maryland

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

There are multiple criteria to qualify for benefits under the federal Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program, and one of the most critical focuses on your ability to earn a living. You might think of various ways to calculate this factor, but the Social Security Administration (SSA) uses the concept of Substantial Gainful Activity… Read More »

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