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Nolo's Guide to Social Security Disability: Getting & Keeping Your Benefits (Nolo's Guide to Social Security Disability: Getting & Keeping Your Benefits)


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Written both for first-time applicants and existing recipients of Social Security disability, this guide demystifies the program and tells you everything you need to know about qualifying and applying for benefits, maintaining your benefits, and appealing the denial of a claim. Learn about:
 what Social Security disability is

. what benefits are available to disabled children

. how to prove a disability

. how age, education and work experience affect benefits

. whether or not one can work while receiving benefits

. how to appeal a denial of benefits

. how to respond to a Continuing Disability Review

. in-depth medical listings to help you determine whether a condition will qualify 
This edition is completely updated with the latest rules, information and medical listings, including updated descriptions of SSA regulations governing immune and digestive system disorders; updated information on the "ticket-to-work" program, which provides new training and opportunities for disabled workers; the latest forms and instructions for filling them out; plus updated figures, fees, and contact information.

About the Author

David A. Morton has degrees in psychology (B.A.) and medicine (M.D.). For 14 years, he was a disability determination consultant for the Social Security Administration, serving as Chief Medical Consultant for eight years. In his capacity as Chief Medical Consultant, Dr. Morton hired, trained, supervised and evaluated the work of medical doctors and clinical psychologists, and made thousands of disability determinations for both adults and children. Dr. Morton has authored several books on Social Security disability for attorneys and judges.

Table of Contents

Your Social Security Disability Companion

1. What Is Social Security Disability?

2. Applying for Disability Benefits

3. Disability Benefits for Children

4. Getting Benefits During the Application Process

5. Proving You Are Disabled

6. Who Decides Your Claim?

7. How Claims Are Decided

8. If You Can Do Some Work

9. How Age, Education, and Work Experience Matter

10. When Benefits Begin

11. Reasons You May Be Denied Benefits

12. Appealing If Your Claim Is Denied

13. Once You Are Approved

14. Continuing Disability Review

15. Your Right to Representation

Government Forms Explained in This Book



Product Details

Keeping Your Benefits
Morton, David A Iii
David A. Morton III
Morton, David
Morton III, David A.
Health and Medicine-Professional Medical Reference
Personal Finance - Retirement Planning
Edition Description:
Sixth Edition
Publication Date:
9 x 7 in 27.8 lb

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Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Professional Medical Reference
History and Social Science » Law » Civil Liberties and Human Rights
History and Social Science » Law » Law for Non Lawyers
History and Social Science » Law » Legal Guides and Reference

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