Recently Asked Questions
How can I access Social Security documents in Spanish? in SSA Application Forms
The Social Security Administration publishes Spanish versions of all their forms. There is also a Spanish version of their website: https://www.ssa.gov/espanol .
My client has not been completely honest with hospital staff because he "does not trust people." Therefore, his medical records do not show all of his illnesses. Should I send all of the records I have, or just the parts that actually show his illnesses? in Medical Records and HIPAA
You should definitely send all of the medical records. SSA has a rule called the “All Evidence Rule” which requires applicants (through their representative) to submit all medical information known, which includes knowledge of impairment and/or treatment sources. Here is a link for more information...
Once a protective filing date is set with SSA how long do I have to submit the completed application and medical summary report? in Application Process
Once you have set the Protective Filing Date (PFD), you have 60 days to submit the complete application & MSR. Read more at https://soarworks.prainc.com/article/steps-ssa-disability-application-pr... .
I have a client who is interested in appling for SSDI.She is married and her husband makes over $40,000.Would she still qualify? in Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)
Yes, if she meets the medical criteria for disability and has sufficient work credits to be insured through SSDI, should could be eligible for these benefits. While SSI takes spousal resources into account in eligibility criteria, SSDI does not. She should be able to check her history of work...