February 2020

Can Gaps in Medical Treatment Impact Your SSD Case?

Picture of a patient sitting at desk speaking with a doctor in a lab coat February 25th, 2020

An applicant’s complete medical records are important pieces of evidence to help prove your case. Therefore, it is critical to continue with your medical treatment and doctor visits to ensure your medical records are up-to-date. That’s why when there is a gap in treatment in your medical records and no reason is listed, the SSA…

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What Are the Income and Asset Limits for Receiving SSI?

Picture of calculator, checkbook pen, book and reading glasses on a desk February 17th, 2020

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is available to disabled children and adults, or those over 65. However, in addition to meeting the SSA’s disability requirements, you must also meet income and asset requirements to be eligible. What Are the Income Requirements for SSI? In 2020, an individual who is applying for SSI must have no more…

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The Top 5 Reasons Your Disability Claim May Be Denied

Woman sitting on couch reading a letter February 6th, 2020

When applying for disability benefits, it’s important to know the main reasons claims can be denied in order to avoid these mistakes. Here are 5 main reasons why your disability claim may be denied. 1. You have a short-term disability In order to qualify for disability benefits, an applicant must meet the SSA’s definition of…

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