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SSD Chart For Medical Evidence (SSD Application Process)

  Insufficient medical evidence poses a critical challenge in the SSDI application process. The SSA meticulously evaluates medical records, diagnostic tests, physician statements, and other relevant documentation to gauge the severity and impact of the claimed disability. When these records

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Applying for Social Security Disability Benefits During a Global Pandemic

If you are unsure about whether or not you are even eligible for Social Security disability benefits then it is a good idea to seek legal representation for counseling. After answering a few questions the picture should become much clearer

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Social Security Disability (SSD) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Benefits Increase

An increase of 1.3% for SSD and SSI benefits is planned for 2021, according the Social Security Administration (SSA). The cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will begin with benefits payable to more than 64 million Social Security beneficiaries in January 2021. Increased

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Why Will You Need A Social Security Attorney? The Future Of Social Security Is Blemished.

More than ever, securing a knowledgeable SSI/SSD attorney is imperative to ensure your SSI income is not effected by the recent happenings with COVID-19. From 2008, Social Security’s Trustees projected that the combined reserves of the administration would be depleted

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5 Biggest Social Security Benefit Amount Influencers Going Into 2021

I think it’s fair to say that it has been a crazy year. Even so, at The Law Office of Mark J. Palmiere we are still striving to help those are planning on or are in the process of collecting

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Earn More Without Losing Social Security Benefits In 2021

Good news for those planning on collecting Social Security in 2021. When claiming Social Security benefits before full retirement age (FRA) while continuing to work, benefits will be subject to the retirement earnings limit of $18,960 per year. Earning less

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4 Questions Regarding Medical Records and Social Security Disability Benefits

How long does it take SSA to get medical records? 4 to 6 months is the average amount of time it takes for a decision to transpire. Properly organized medical records and any other evidence needed to make a decision

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Covid-19’s Effect on Social Security |Part 2 of 2|Cost Changes

Continuing with the effect the coronavirus pandemic has had on Social Security disability benefits there are changes in cost as well. The coronavirus pandemic lowers nominal Social Security costs in three ways: ⦁ Increase mortality rates (skewed towards those of

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Covid-19’s Effect on Social Security |Part 1 of 2|Revenue Changes

How has Covid-19 affected Social Security in the United States? The answer is a bit detailed but the short answer: Significantly. The effects of the coronavirus pandemic on SSI and SSD has been two-fold. From a monetary perspective, there has

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2020 SSI/SSD In-Person Office Rules

Conferring with a social security attorney is a smart move right now with all the changes that Covid-19 is making to in-person appointments. As of October 22, 2020, a person can only enter Social Security offices if they have previously

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