A newly proposed rule by the Social Security Administration could negatively impact people in Ohio and around the country who apply for Social Security Disability benefits. If the rule is enacted, people whose initial claims are denied will no longer be able to have their appeals heard outside of the Social Security Administration by administrative law judges.
Claimants who are granted Social Security Disability are not guaranteed those benefits for life, especially in the case of a child. Cases will be scheduled for what is known as a continuing disability review hearing. When that hearing will be scheduled depends on the medical circumstances.
Injured workers in Ohio have a number of concerns, tops of which are recovering their health and how they will earn an income if they can't return to work for an extended period of time. These concerns can consume an injured worker's everyday life. When they find out that they might qualify to receive Social Security Disability benefits, it can seem like a ray of light. However, most people know that qualifying to receive SSD benefits can be an uphill climb.
Most people in Columbus know about the benefits that are offered by the Social Security Administration. These benefits include the Social Security Disability Insurance program and the Supplemental Security Income program. For SSDI, a prospective beneficiary is required to have worked and contributed to the system in return for benefits. SSI, however, is a need-based program and there is no work requirement.
Many people in Columbus, Ohio, rely on Social Security disability benefits at some point in their lives. The reasons for applying for SSD benefits can vary: some may need the money after retirement, while others may need it because of a disabling illness. The Social Security Administration provides these benefits after determining a person's eligibility. The entire determination process can sometimes take as long as a year before the claimant receives benefits.
Some illnesses can make it difficult for a patient to lead a normal life. Not only do those illnesses lead to significant physical discomfort but they also make it almost impossible for the patient to hold a job and earn a steady income. The end result is that the patient and their family have to face a multitude of emotional and financial problems. An example of such an illness is Parkinson's disease.
As we come into the new year, many make resolutions in terms of goals they have for themselves for the year. A year is a significant period of time in which, if a person sets their mind to it, can change the entire scope of a person's life. Such could easily be true if a person seeks out and qualifies for SSD/SSI benefits. What does this entail and how could it change a person's life for the better in 2019?
If you were unable to make a living, how would you pay for your basic necessities? Everyday living expenses like rent, food and medical care are increasingly more expensive and thus, those who are unable to work find it increasingly difficult to bridge the gap. One program that can help those who are disabled or ill is if qualify for SSD/SSI benefits. To qualify, one must first apply.
Everyone, at some point in their life, has a moment when their body fails them. For some, this happens sooner in life, rather than later. This can pose a real crisis for those that have many years left in their life, how does one provide for themselves when they have a disability? If you have contributed taxable wages over your lifetime, you could be eligible for government-backed programs like Social Security Disability and/or Supplemental Security Income.
After years of time spent in the workforce, it's a wonder that more people's bodies don't give out before they are ready. Granted, some people do make it to retirement largely unscathed, but those who aren't so lucky, what are their options? Mental or physical disability could come unexpectedly, rendering a person unable to work.