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What You Need To Know About Social Security Disability Claims In Texas.

Texas Disability Claim Advocates: Life is unpredictable, and at times, one may be faced with a chronic illness or condition that may render them unable to work and fend for their families for years. This may leave one depressed without knowing the next step to take. It is here that the social security disability process comes in. Social security pays benefits to people who are unable to work due to a medical condition that will last at least one year or even result in death. If you are in Texas and want to know all that entails these claims in your state, read on.

The Application Requirements In Texas.

The Social Security administration has two federal programs that they administer, which are the social security disability insurance (SSDI) and supplementary security income disability (SSI). The former, (SSDI), awards one an amount based on how much they had paid into the social security system, while the latter is a needs-based benefit and the federal government sets the monthly payments to be made. For SSI, you will need not to surpass a certain amount in countable assets to be eligible to get it since it is need-based and provides for people who have never worked, such as children or those that have lost their insured status. To be eligible to file for SSDI, they must be a US citizen or be a permanent resident of the US and be insured, through their work over the years. However, most people who had been working before have lost their SSDI due to not being in the workforce for a long duration of time. Also, in SSDI, one does not have a limit on how much they can have in assets as in the case with SSI, which is a significant issue.

The Medical Eligibility Requirements In Texas.

For one to be able to get these benefits while living in Texas, they need to ensure that they can prove that their case satisfies the definition of disability as stated by Social Security. It means that one must be suffering from a severe impairment. An example of this is someone having migraines which will be taken as severe as opposed to another having usual headaches. The disability examiner will determine whether a case is critical or not and if the person has no severe conditions, then their claim will be denied due to non-severe impairment. Also, the disability should last at least one whole year, and anything less than that will lead to a denial based on duration. The disability should also hinder them from any work that will help them earn their minimum income. The inability to work should be there for a whole year for one’s case to hold water. In other words, the condition must be severe enough that it may lead to possible death.

The process of claiming disability benefits can be grueling. However, with the above information, one will be able to file for a claim in Texas easily, with smooth sailing. In case of any questions, one may visit the social security administration offices for them to guide you.

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