Question of the Month

Question of the Month: If I am found disabled, do I qualify for Medicare?

January 4, 2019

If Social Security says you are eligible to receive disability insurance benefits, you will qualify for Medicare benefits. However, you must wait two years from your date of entitlement in order to receive them. To know exactly when you can start receiving Medicare benefits, it is important to understand what “date of entitlement” means to

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Question of the Month: “If I drive for Lyft or Uber, will that affect my disability case?”

December 7, 2018

“If you are applying for Social Security disability, driving for Lyft or Uber is considered working, and may affect how an adjudicator or judge decides your case,” says Nash Disability Law Attorney Dan Rosen. The same Social Security Administration (SSA) regulations which apply to other forms of self-employment also govern how the SSA views work

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Question of the Month:
If I am denied Social Security Disability benefits, what are my options?

November 6, 2018

If the Social Security Administration (SSA) says you are not disabled and denies your initial claim (and the majority of initial claims are denied), you have a right to appeal that decision. A reconsideration is the appeal to your initial denial. Disability Determination Services will do another complete review of your claim by someone who

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Question of the Month: Can You Qualify for SSDI and SSI Benefits at the Same Time?

September 7, 2018

Social Security has two main programs for awarding disability benefits. In certain situations it is possible to qualify for both programs at the same time. However, you are not entitled to the full amount of each program every month. The first disability program, Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), pays benefits to you and certain members

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