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Presumptive Disability Payments Sometimes Available

Posted on December 11th, 2015 by Francis Jackson

A claimant, including a child, applying for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) based on disability or blindness may receive up to 6 months of payments before the final determination of disability or blindness if he/she is found to be presumptively disabled or blind and meets all other eligibility requirements. A presumptive disability (PD) determination requires that […]

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Waits for Disability Hearings are Longer

Posted on December 4th, 2015 by Francis Jackson

Waits for disability hearings have gotten worse. Recent reports from Social Security indicate that wait times from Hearing Request to actual hearing have gone up by 127 days since 2011, in spite of numerous initiatives to shorten that time. Keep in mind that the hearing request is the last stage of appeal, and is filed […]

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