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What to Do To Apply For Social Security Disability Claims In North Dakota

North Dakota Disability Claim Advocates: North Dakota has a 43.2% approval rate of Social Security Disability claims, which is significantly more than the usual average of the country. If you are ill for the last 12 months and not been able to work, you can apply for your disability benefits too. Your application for Social Security Disability goes to the state agency Disability Determination Services in Bismarck. The Disability Determination Services will authorize a claims examiner to go through your case and decide if you are genuinely medically disabled.

Rules for Social Security Disability claims

If the claims examiner is satisfied with all the medical records, he/she will write to the Social Security Administration office of North Dakota to approve your claim. However, if the examiner has reasonable doubts and your medical conditions don’t match the requirements of the Social Security Administration, he/she will deny your claim. In that case, you can re-appeal after at least 60 days from the day of judgment.

The claims of all re-appealing applicants go straight to Office of Disability Adjudication and Review. The Disability Determination Services takes a backward step. They are only responsible for fresh applicants.

Hearing offices

Applicants requesting a hearing should visit the specified Office of Disability Adjudication and Review office. The details will come to you via mail. Usually, the waiting period for a hearing is nine months. This is comparatively shorter in North Dakota compared to the national average. If you attend the disability hearing, your chances of disability benefits approval, goes up by 63%. The administrative law judge will hear your case and determine whether you are eligible for the benefits.

It is the regional Office of Disability Adjudication and Review in Denver that supervises all the disability hearings in North Dakota and various other states.

The decision to provide Social Security Disability benefits depends on a couple of factors:

• If you are not able to work due to your physical or mental illness in the last 12 months.
• The expected time you won’t work in the future due to your present physical condition.

If an applicant tries to go back to work, the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation of North Dakota will offer various vocation services like adaptive equipment training, counseling, and job placements.

Application for Social Security Disability Claims

If you are applying for Social Security Disability in North Dakota for the first time, it is best to go through the injury list or medical conditions specified by the Social Security Administration. If you don’t understand the medical terms or the rules and regulations, you can meet a representative in the nearest Social Security office. He/she will guide you through the entire process. You can also contact a North Dakota Disability Advocate specializing in social security disability cases. These lawyers know the different terms and conditions of the Social Security Administration and what you need to do to pass your claim.

Although the Social Security Disability claim is a lengthy process, if you have all the necessary records of your health conditions, your application will get accepted.

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