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National Kidney Month and Social Security Disability


March is National Kidney Month. This vital organ is imperative to the health of the human body, as it cleanses an individual's blood, reducing the toxins in the bloodstream. Kidneys are critical to a person's overall well-being. However, many people, including some in the Kissimmee area, will wind up with some sort of kidney condition during their lives. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 20 million people are currently affected by chronic kidney disease. Making matters worse, many of these individuals do not even know that they are ill.

What is PTSD and does it qualify for disability status?


When it comes to illnesses, there are many conditions that may qualify an individual in Kissimmee to recover Social Security Disability benefits. Though certain requirements must be shown, there is no specific list of illnesses that qualify and those that do not. Therefore, anxiety disorders that adhere to certain disabling characteristics may qualify for benefits. Amongst these is post-traumatic stress disorder, better known as PTSD. But what exactly is PTSD?

Immune system disorders and receiving SSD benefits


When people in Kissimmee are suffering from a medical issue that is hindering their ability to live life in a normal fashion and they cannot work, they might consider the possibility of filing for disability through the Social Security Administration. Often, they may not understand the federal regulations for certain problems like immune system disorders. People suffering from these immune system disorders might not appear to be ill, but could be highly susceptible to illnesses and viruses.

How can I get SSD benefits via compassionate allowances?


If an illness strikes a person in Florida, the individual and his or her family might not be aware that the Social Security Administration (SSA) has a compassionate program that can provide benefits if they meet the criteria for qualifying SSD benefits for illness. There are certain factors that go into receiving benefits based on these conditions.

Legal assistance with qualifying SSD benefits for illness


When people in Florida are suffering from illnesses, they might be eligible for Social Security disability benefits. It must be remembered, however, that there are certain criteria that must be met for qualifying SSD benefits for illness. Many people who are suffering from various illnesses might not realize that they're eligible to file for SSD benefits and that it's wise to get legal advice before moving forward with a filing.

Can I receive SSD benefits for IBD?


While there are many qualifying SSD benefits for illness that are obvious, there are times when people suffering from certain medical issues are unaware that they meet the criteria of qualifying SSD benefits for illness. They might be under the impression that there's no point in trying because the result is clear and it will be a denied claim. However, those suffering from inflammatory bowel disease can receive SSD benefits according to federal regulations.

How do I qualify for disability for a medical condition?


Social Security Disability benefits can be important for many disabled individuals, and their families, with little or no income due to a medical condition and disability. In general, SSD benefits are available to individuals who are unable to work due to a medical condition that is expected to last longer than a year or result in death. While additional work history requirements also apply, it is important to keep in mind that different Social Security options may be available for disabled individuals in different situations.

Woman fights to speed disability status for Huntington's disease


In Kissimmee and throughout the nation, there's often confusion as to whether certain illnesses make a person eligible to receive Social Security disability benefits for illness. It can be a difficult road to understand disability status and by the time a decision is made, it's often too late to help the person who applied. There are certain federal regulations that prevent a person from receiving benefits even if the individual is in a situation in which it makes logical sense for the person to receive it.

Supplemental Security Income can help Florida Families


As our previous post discussed, Supplemental Security Income is one type of benefit offered by the Social Security Administration. It is, of course, a little different from Social Security Disability Insurance - but how, exactly? In addition, how can children - such as those with long-term cancer - obtain coverage? There can be many questions not only about the program, but also about how to obtain benefits.

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month a good reminder about SSI


No illness is every wanted, but there are few situations that tug on the heartstrings more than learning a child has cancer. Some forms are more treatable than others, but the treatment for any cancer can be difficult even for a healthy adult. Yet, as September marks Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, the focus can turn to teaching the public about the types of cancer that can affect kids - some 13,000 children diagnosed each calendar year.