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What respiratory disorders qualify for SSD benefits?

A respiratory disorder can be debilitating to such an extent that it impairs an individual's ability to work, resulting in lost wages and an the potential inability to make ends meet. Those workers who are unable to remain on the job may qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. These benefits will not replace all the income or wages lost due to disease, but they will help to relieve some of the financial stress created by wage loss.

Do mental illnesses qualify for Social Security benefits?

It is an unfortunate fact that all across Atlanta individuals suffer from diseases and disorders that no one else can see. While a physical condition such as paralysis may be witnessed by another person, medical issues such as bipolar disorder or depression may lay under the surface of the sufferer's appearance.

What are compassionate allowances?

Compassionate allowances is an important program through the Social Security Administration and its Social Security disability program that disabled individuals should be familiar with. Because Social Security disability can be complicated, disabled individuals may have many questions concerning compassionate allowances and Social Security disability benefits in general.

The work history component of Social Security disability

Disability may seem unlikely to many people, however, a 20-year old worker has a 25 percent chance of becoming disabled prior to reaching retirement age. This makes Social Security disability (SSD) insurance benefits all the more important to understand. Social Security disability benefits are available to disabled individuals who suffer from a medical condition that is so severe that it prevents them from working and is expected to last for 12 months or longer or result in death. Social Security disability is a program workers pay into during their work years.

The requirements for disability due to a heart condition

Heart disease can be a serious daily concern for sufferers. When heart disease interferes with the sufferer's ability work and earn a living to support themselves and their families, Social Security disability (SSD) benefits may be available to help. Heart conditions are included among the illnesses that Social Security disability benefits may be available for. The Social Security Administration (SSA) includes disorders that impact the proper functioning of the heart or circulatory system as heart conditions disability benefits may be available for.

Appeals options for denied disability applications

To understand the Social Security disability application process, it is important to understand that an initial denial of benefits is not the end of the road. There are several levels of appeal and many initial applications are denied. It is possible for an application that was initially denied to be approved during the appeals process which can be somewhat complex and challenging to understand so guidance can be helpful.

Cancer patients may qualify for Social Security Disability

Social Security Disability benefits are important benefits available to disabled individuals who have worked and paid into Social Security Disability. Social Security Disability benefits are available to individuals who suffer from disabilities that prevent him them from working. Disabilities may be caused by a physical or mental medical condition, including cancer. Additionally, disabled individuals suffering from cancer may be able to receive expedited processing of their claim for disability benefits.

SSD benefits for illness provide the financial help you need

When it comes to social security disability (SSD) benefits, it is important to understand that it is not restricted to injuries sustained on the job. There are other situations that qualify you for SSD benefits. If you develop an illness or disease, or have a condition that leaves you unable to work, you may be eligible to apply. Whether you are diagnosed with things such as liver disease, heart disease, cancer or other ailment, it may be in your best interest to apply for social security disability benefits for illness.

Understanding kidney disease

Recently, comedian and late night host John Oliver dedicated most of his popular show "Last Week Tonight" spotlighting problems with companies who provide kidney dialysis to Americans. It was an eye-opening feature story, and help shed the light on a disease that affects millions of Americans throughout the United States, including those from Atlanta, Georgia, all of Fayette County and the surrounding area.

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