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
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.