February 2023

Wait Times for Disability Claims Are At an All-Time High

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If you are a Social Security Disability claimant waiting longer than usual for a decision from the SSA, you are not alone. In fact, you are joined by nearly one million Americans in the Social Security backlog. Due to underfunding and diminished staff, Social Security is seeing massive processing delays and cannot keep up with…

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What is the Reconsideration Stage in the SSD Process?

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If an initial application for benefits is denied, you can file for reconsideration. In the reconsideration phase, the claim will be reviewed once more by the SSA. If it doesn’t make it past the second review, it requires a hearing before an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ). If your claim enters the reconsideration phase, don’t panic…

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