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Social Security Disability and Medicare: How Do Benefits Work Together?

For individuals grappling with disabilities, the intersection of Social Security Disability (SSD) and Medicare benefits is a crucial juncture that can significantly impact their quality of life. Understanding how these systems complement each other is vital for those seeking comprehensive support. Let’s take a look at the synergy between Social Security Disability and Medicare benefits…

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How Obesity Affects Social Security Disability Claims

Obesity is a prevalent health concern in the United States, affecting millions of individuals and presenting unique challenges. For those grappling with severe obesity, the impact extends beyond physical health, often impacting daily activities and overall quality of life. In the realm of Social Security Disability claims, the consideration of obesity as a disabling condition…

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Social Security Disability for Rare Diseases: Special Considerations

Disability Attorney In the realm of Social Security disability benefits, individuals facing the challenges of rare diseases encounter a unique set of hurdles. Unlike more common ailments, rare diseases often lack widespread understating and recognition, making it essential for those affected to seek specialized legal assistance when pursuing benefits. Here, we will explore the special…

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Disability and Student Loan Debt

Education is often considered a pathway to a brighter future, but for individuals with permanent disabilities, the burden of student loan debt can be particularly challenging. Individuals with permanent disability, however, may be eligible for federal student loan forgiveness. In this article, we’ll explore what that looks like and the impact (or lack thereof) on…

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Long COVID and Your Disability Claim

A recent study found that 1 in 10 people get long COVID after an Omicron infection. In this article, we’ll explore the qualifications necessary for a successful SSDI claim and what individuals should know about the process. Does Long COVID Qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits? For millions of people who contracted COVID-19, the virus…

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