What Are the Rules and Requirements for Social Security Disability Cases?
There are rules on both medical eligibility and financial eligibility for disability benefits.
Social Security Disability Guidelines
The basics of how Social Security processes and decides a disability claim.
Are Laid Off Workers Eligible for Disability?
Many workers who were laid off due to the coronavirus won't be able to get hired back because their physical or mental impairments make them less competitive in lean times, and they may have a tough time finding a new type of work due to their impairments or a lack of job skills.
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Non-Medical Requirements for Disability BenefitsMore
Non-Medical Requirements for Disability Benefits
What Are the Non-Medical Requirements in a Disability Case?
There are two aspects to processing a disability claim: medical and financial/legal.
Social Security Disability Work Credits (SSDI)
You must pass a recent work test and a duration of work test in order to be insured for SSDI.
Income Limits & SSI Disability Eligibility
SSI is a needs-based program for low-income people who are blind, disabled, or elderly.
Medical Eligibility for Disability BenefitsMore
Medical Eligibility for Disability Benefits
When Is a Person Considered Disabled by Social Security Disability?
For Social Security disability or SSI purposes, to be considered disabled, a person must have an impairment, either medical, psychological, or psychiatric in nature.
What Medical Conditions Qualify for Social Security Disability or SSI?
Learn more about which illnesses and diseases are likely to qualify for disability benefits. A medical condition or impairment doesn't need to be listed in Social Security's Blue Book to qualify for disability benefits.
How Do You Qualify Medically for Social Security Disability or SSI?
Here's an overview of how Social Security decides whether you are medically eligible for disability benefits.
Your Chances of Getting Approved for Disability BenefitsMore
Your Chances of Getting Approved for Disability Benefits
What Social Security Disability and SSI Cases Win?
The name of your condition won't win disability for you; here are the factors that matter.
Is Age a Factor in Social Security Disability Claims?
Your age can play a significant role in determining whether your claim for Social Security disability benefits is approved.
Does Your Education Level Affect Your Social Security Disability Claim?
In some cases, the amount of education you have can affect whether you get Social Security or SSI disability.