SSDI Appeal – What Next?

SSDI Appeal – What Next?

Receiving a denial letter after months of waiting to hear the results of a Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) claim can be discouraging, especially when your personal finances are becoming increasingly uncertain. You may wonder whether an appeal is really worthwhile or if it will reach the same exasperating exit. Do not give up on the process out of frustration; about 40% of SSDI applicants are initially denied, but many of these claims are already approved. Applying for an appeal offers you the opportunity to learn from your mistakes and build a stronger case the next time you have to defend your medical condition.

Educate Yourself on SSDI Requirements

The approval or denial of your SSDI application is often directly related to your personal understanding of the process. Minor errors on an application, such as vagueness or incomplete records, can limit the reviewer's ability to comprehend the amount to which an applicable is incapacitated by the disability. Consulting someone with an extensive knowledge of SSDI laws and requirements – such as a SSDI attorney – is one option for improving your understanding of the methods the Social Security Administration (SSA) uses to assess applicants.

Review Your Information

You have 60 days following the denial to submit an application for an appeal. Use that time productively to review your first application in order to correct errors and adjust any information that may be incomplete. It is particularly…

Source by Elliott Andalman