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Social Security Disability Archives

Why are SSDI hearing wait times so long?

If you have applied for Social Security disability benefits in Georgia, then you may understand how complex and time consuming the process can be. When you apply, your case may not be approved, so it will go to a hearing where you get a final ruling on whether you get benefits or not. The problem with this, according to Marketplace, is the wait times on SSDI hearings are astronomical. 

Can you get Social Security Disability for depression?

Social Security disability benefits are notorious for being difficult to get. This is due to the strict guidelines that must be followed to approve a claim. You must provide all the required information and follow all the right steps or your claim will be denied. You must also have a qualifying condition. According to the Social Security Administration, depression is a qualifying condition in some cases.

How do I apply for Social Security Disability

Applying for Social Security disability is a process. Like anything involving the government, there is a lot of paperwork required. If you want to file for disability benefits, you need to become familiar with the process. Any missteps could result in a denied claim even if you are otherwise eligible.