Bridging the Social Security Medicare health insurance waiting period

If you have been approved for Social Security disability (Title 2 - Social Security Disability Insurance), you already know Social Security Medicare health insurance does not start until you receive 24 months of disability benefits.* While this waiting period includes back period months, … Continue reading

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What you need to apply for Social Security disability infographic

What information will you need to apply for Social Security disability benefits? The truth is Social Security requires a lot of information when you apply for Social Security disability benefits and Supplemental Security Income (SSI): from your education background and work history (job titles, how long … Continue reading

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“Apply Right” how to apply for Social Security disability trailer

Can I tell you how much fun it’s been making a “kinetic typography” trailer for “Apply Right: How to apply for Social Security disability online the right way the first time!” It has been awesome! Like most things it took longer than … Continue reading

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Reviews for how to “Apply Right” for Social Security disability benefits

Do you have any idea how to apply for social security disability benefits? No one does! Not until they waste months (even years) waiting on Social Security. I have seen too many wonderful disabled people in Colorado get denied for little … Continue reading

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How to “Apply Right” for Social Security disability is a “Hot New Release”

“Apply Right: How to apply for Social Security disability online the right way the first time!” an easy “how to” guide to Social Security disability applications is a “Hot New Release on Amazon. I am awfully grateful to Amazon for the privilege! … Continue reading

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“Apply Right” Social Security application guide tops Alltop

I couldn’t be happier that “Apply Right: How to apply for Social Security disability online the right way the first time!” made it to the top of Alltop’s list of most popular disability news stories. “Apply Right” provides a walkthrough of the … Continue reading

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“Apply Right” for Social Security disability benefits

Need help applying for Social Security disability benefits? I have moved the content from this post over to the Apply Right page. I have added sample pages, screen shots, reviews, and a whole mess of other goodies there. You can check … Continue reading

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“Apply Right” is getting closer!

Applying for Social Security disability benefits is about to get much easier! “Apply Right” guides you through the application page by page. You see each screen with explanations and tips. I am almost ready to publish “Apply Right: How to apply … Continue reading

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Social Security Disability Stories for 12.17.12

Good Monday morning to you all! Christmas is fast approaching. Take a breath, enjoy your morning coffee and check out what’s happening in the world of Social Security disability.  Social Security and You: Disability benefits and working – San … Reopening … Continue reading

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Social Security Disability Stories for 12.14.12

Here are the top Social Security disability stories and posts for December 14, 2012: Social Security Announces New Compassionate Allowances Conditions Fast Track Disability Process Will Now Include 200 Conditions An Anecdote About Social Security Disability Insurance – Ricochet.com Elder Law … Continue reading

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Today’s Top Social Security Disability Stories

Today’s top stories: How Workers’ Compensation Benefits Offset Social Security Disability Payments Winning Social Security Disability for an “Invisible” Medical Condition Op-ed: Social Security Disability Insurance should not be cut to balance federal budget Court: Spotty Medical Treatment Does Not … Continue reading

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Overcoming a spinal injury

Watch this inspiring TED talk by Janine Shepherd. While training for the Olympics, Janine suffered a spinal injury after being hit by a truck. With a crushed L1 vertebrate, Janine underwent bilevel fusion. Listen to her inspiring presentation on her … Continue reading

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Medical Marijuana and Social Security Disability

As of 2012, 18 states which have legalized medical marijuana. This has meant that marijuana use is showing up in more and more Social Security disability case. Here are some of the issues involved: Social Security’s Drug Abuse and Alcoholism Policy … Continue reading

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Social Security approval denial percentages

What percent of disability cases does Social Security approve?

One of the most common questions we are asked is what is the percentage of approvals and denials and the Social Security disability benefits claim? Social Security keeps very detailed (if somewhat obtuse) statistics which provide the answers. Approval at … Continue reading

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Social Security application book needs a name!

How amazing would a walk-through of the complete Social Security disability application be?

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