The Request for Reconsideration

If you have received a denial on your initial application for Social Security Administration disability benefits, you have 60 days to request reconsideration. When you request reconsideration, you are notifying the Social Security Administration that you disagree with the decision and would like another review of your case. To appeal,…

The Initial Application

All claims for Social Security Administration disability benefits start with the initial application. Once your application is completed, it is received by your local Social Security office. Your application can be completed online at ssa.gov, in person, or over the phone. Information collected on the application includes your basic information,…

Medical Listings

The Listing of Impairments describes medical conditions that are so severe the Social Security Administration presumes if you have a medical condition(s) that satisfies the criteria of a listing, then you are unable to perform any gainful activity and, therefore, are disabled. The inability to work also must have lasted…