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What's Supplemental Security Income's purpose?

When you have a disability, one of the things that might help you is Social Security Disability insurance (SSDI). SSDI is only made available to workers who have an appropriate number of work credits granted from the Social Security Administration (SSA).

Get help with your Social Security Disability application

If you suffer a disability as a result of an injury or deteriorating health, you may wish to look into obtaining Social Security Disability (SSD). This is compensation provided to you each month by the government. You earned this compensation by working, and if you have enough credits, you can apply for SSD.

Mental health concerns can qualify for Social Security Disability

As someone who has struggled with the trauma of a workplace accident, you may have trouble with emotional disturbances that make it hard for you to work. Maybe you have flashbacks or trouble sleeping at night; You might have panic attacks on the job or be exhausted.

Social media could impact disability benefits in the future

News from March 19, 2019, discussed an interesting claim that the Social Security Administration (SSA) may begin using social media to evaluate people's disability claims. Presently, the federal agency does use Facebook and Instagram to investigate cases of fraud, but it plans to expand the usage as far as evaluations for benefits.

Will Social Security Disability change in 2019?

There are lots of things about the Social Security system changing in 2019. Some of these things are positive, while others may not be. As someone who relies on Social Security Disability (SSD) or who intends to seek it, you need to know how this year's changes will affect you.

Get your appeal heard for Social Security Disability

As someone who has applied for disability benefits and been denied, you're in a difficult position and long waiting game. With the current government shutdown, you are fortunate that your paperwork is already processed since you can appeal and have your appeal heard. If you hadn't yet applied, you'd have to wait for the government to reopen.