Supplemental Security Income is a federally funded need-based financial assistance program that provides monthly payments to qualified persons. Low-income persons that have never worked or have minimal income and resources are eligible under certain conditions. Those that have worked long enough to be eligible for Social Security Disability or Social Security retirement benefits may also receive Supplemental Security Income if they meet the criteria. Once approved for SSI, a recipient becomes eligible for Medicaid health care benefits.
The process of applying for Supplemental Security Income is complex and requires extensive paperwork, medical records, and personal information. To significantly increase the chances of an application’s approval and avoid the need for an appeal process, it is prudent to retain the services of legal counsel as an advocate. The Social Security Disability Attorney, P.L.L.C., is a nationwide law firm. Our experience can help you navigate this complex system.
A person who is considered aged, blind, or disabled is eligible for Supplemental Security Income under certain conditions. An aged person is 65 years of age or older. Blindness is having specific central visual acuity and visual field limitations. Children and adults who are medically or mentally impaired and have severe functional limitations are legally defined as disabled. The disability can be a terminal condition or one that has lasted or will last for a period of at least twelve months. Those that meet the conditions and file an application are considered for Supplemental Security Income if they are:
Suppose you have filed an application, and Social Security denied it. In that case, our law firm can strengthen your application for reconsideration and prepare you for review before a United States Administrative Law Judge. We prepare our clients to answer a judge’s questions at a hearing to demonstrate the necessity of financial assistance. Cases that are denied at a hearing can be reviewed at an Appeals Council. If the Appeals Council issues a decision and an claimant seeks an appeal, they may file a civil action in federal court.
Supplemental Security Income is designed to assist those in their time of need. Whether you are filing a first-time application, reapplying, or facing an appeal, we can secure the entitlements that you deserve. At Social Security Disability, P.L.L.C., we understand the complex rules governing Social Security Disability law. We are knowledgeable about the legal matters that will settle your case successfully.