The SSA denies approximately 65% of initial claims for SS Disability. There are many reasons why this happens, even when an applicant’s claim is valid.
If you applied for SS Disability but then receive a denial letter it’s important that you don’t give up. Most are denied initially. Appeal within 60 Days
A person receiving disability benefits must be careful performing work on a volunteer basis as the volunteer job may jeopardize their disability status.
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.
There are differences in eligibility requirements, application process, and compensation, but perhaps the most important distinction is the way the two agencies define “disability.”
Many people who apply for disability benefits suffer from more than one illness or injury which combined leaves them unable to work.