SSDI & Medicare

Social Security Disability Benefits

If you suffer from a disorder related to your mental health, social security disability benefits may be available from the Social Security Administration (SSA). As with physical disabilities, those claiming Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits must be …

Part 4 of 4 Series on Social Security: Hiring a Lawyer

Do I Need a Lawyer?
Although you are not required to hire a lawyer to represent you in your Social Security claim, it can be useful. People with experienced representation win their cases more often than those who are not represented. …

Part 1 in a 4 Part Series on Social Security Benefits Overview

If you’re one of the 8.6 million American workers who are unable to work because of a physical or psychological condition, you may be eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and/or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits. However, the …

Filing A Social Security Claim

At some point in your life, you will probably encounter the need to file for social security. As of 2011, over 56 million people in the United States, approximately 18% of the population, were receiving some form of benefit …

Veterans and National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2015

President Obama recently reminded the nation about equality and justice for those with disabilities in his proclamation. October is National Disability Employment Month. While many in the nation strive to rebound from the recession, it can be especially difficult …

Medicare is Not Just for Retirees: Disabled Individuals May Qualify

The Medicare health insurance program covers Americans above the age of 65. However, other groups might be eligible for this coverage as well, including those with disabilities.
Who is eligible for Medicare coverage?
For Medicare eligibility as a senior citizen above …

Medicare and Medicaid: What’s the Difference?

Medicaid and Medicare are two healthcare assistance programs that the federal government manages. While they share some similarities, there are also many differences between the two programs, and the qualifying requirements of each differ greatly. Some individuals will qualify …

Medigap for Dummies: How to Pay for Costs Medicare Won’t

Medicare Supplement Plans (also known as Medigap) are insurance policies that individuals on Medicare can purchase to cover out-of-pocket costs beyond what Medicare covers for health care services. Medigap policies are sold by private insurance companies and offer various …

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