July 2018

Fewer People Qualify for Social Security Disability (SSD) Under Tighter Standards

person filing out social security disability paperwork

Stricter eligibility standards have led to a decreasing number of new applications for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits according to the Social Security Administration (SSA). A full article detailing the issue appears here. Last year, fewer than 1.5 Million U.S. citizens applied to the Social Security Administration for SSD benefits—the lowest number of applicants reported…

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