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Are you eligible for social security disability in New York?

New Yorkers who find themselves out of work as a result of a disability might be able to get relief in the form of federal disability benefits. This disability benefit is paid out by the Social Security Administration (SSA) as either Supplemental Security Income (SSI)…

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How Social Security disability works with standard insurance

Social Security disability benefits in New York are provided to individuals who qualify. These benefits are separate from private disability insurance products. There is often confusion about whether a person can receive Social Security disability benefits as well as private disability benefits. Social Security Administration…

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Understanding disability in the view of the SSA

Many New York residents are recipients of Social Security Disability Insurance benefits. They have qualified in general based an inability to complete job tasks in an acceptable manner for most employers. SSDI is more so a claim of inability to work than being disabled. However,…

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Your disability benefits after your retirement

Many people are concerned about not being able to receive retirement benefits and Social Security benefits at the same time. They may worry that their Social Security Disability Income benefits will end upon their retirement age. Once you reach retirement, there are certain events that…

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How to prepare for an SSD claim

How to prepare for an SSD claim When you are no longer able to work because of an illness or injury in New York, it can be tough to know what to do next. One option is to apply for Social Security Disability benefits. This…

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People with disabilities eligible for discount on Internet access

New Yorkers with disabilities can now get discounts on their Internet access. A new program created by Congress makes this possible across the country. What is the new program? The Affordable Connectivity Program was created as a way to benefit people with disabilities who are…

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SSDI payments can be paid quicker for a severe disability

If you develop a long-lasting illness in New York, it may be challenging to work. Being in this position can be frustrating and overwhelming when you can’t receive a paycheck and make ends meet. Fortunately, government assistance programs, like Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), can…

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Understanding how the SSA defines disability is essential

If you’ve been affected by a severe injury or illness, such as a spinal cord injury or multiple sclerosis, in New York, you may be eligible to receive disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA). Knowing how the SSA defines substantial gainful activity (SGA)…

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Proposed reforms to Supplemental Security Income on the way

Supplemental Security Income, also known as SSI disability, is a lifesaver program for many disabled individuals in New York. It provides a basic income for those who are disabled and do not have enough Social Security tax credits to receive Social Security Disability Insurance, also…

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Getting approved for Social Security Disability Insurance

Anyone who applies for Social Security Disability Insurance, or SSDI, in New York is never given any guarantees. Not every application will be approved; this is based mainly on the type of disability and medical condition. Not every condition is the same The Social Security…

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