Many disability applicants are surprised when they are denied Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. What many do not realize, however, is that they are not alone. So what do you do when your SSDI application is denied? Is it better to simply apply again and start the SSDI process again? Should you immediately hire a lawyer and appeal? Is it better to simply to go back to work?
Social Security disability applicants may have to wait months or years to receive disability benefits. In fact, up to 70% of claimants are denied the first time they file their Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) application. If you appealed your case it is likely you have hired a Social Security Disability lawyer to help you with the appeal’s process. But what do you do when you cannot get your disability lawyer to call you back or answer questions about your disability case?
With soaring healthcare costs many disability recipients need medical insurance more than they might need a monthly disability payment. Recently on our disability forum a user asked, “If I receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) will I also receive medical insurance?”