Monthly Archives: November 2011

How do I start the SSDI application?

Many claimants want to know how to start their SSDI application. First, you must figure out how to navigate the application process and apply for SSDI benefits. The first step is to contact the Social Security Administration and complete an … Continue reading

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Can I apply for both SSDI and Supplemental Security Income (SSI)?

To answer this question it is important to understand the difference between the two disability programs offered by the Federal Government. The first program is SSDI or Social Security Disability Insurance which is a wage replacement benefit provided to disabled … Continue reading

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Sarcoidosis and SSA Disability Benefits

Sarcoidosis (sahr-koi-DO-sis) is a disease that is caused by the development of clumps of inflamed cells called granulomas. Although the clumps of cells can develop in different areas of a claimant’s body, they generally occur in the eyes, skins, lymph … Continue reading

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Lung Cancer and Social Security Disability Benefits

Lung cancer is caused by abnormal growth of the cells in the lungs. Often if lung cells begin to grow and divide in an uncontrolled division, the proliferation of the cells may eventually form a tumor. Lung tumors generally start … Continue reading

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I have never worked. Will this stop me from getting disability?

The Federal Government provides monthly cash assistance through two disability programs: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) Social Security Disability Insurance provides disability payments to employees who have a severe health … Continue reading

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