If you are attempting to secure disability benefits from the Social Security Administration or from a private Long-Term Disability insurer you may be wondering how much you can receive and how that total is determined.
The Compassionate Allowance program identifies medical conditions that meet its criteria for disability, reducing the wait for disability determination.
SS disability benefits continue for as long as a person is disabled. However, there are some circumstances under which they may stop paying those benefits.
Some disability payments are free of income tax and there are special deductions and tax credits available to disabled people and their caregivers.
Under federal law, some government benefits are protected and cannot be garnished or “frozen.” Does this include SSI, VA and SSDI benefits? A lawyer explains.
Northwestern Mutual approves more disability claims than they deny, but the company looks for very specific information in medical records to determine disability.