This Week in Social Security Disability News (August 24 – August 29) By Susan Kelley on August 28, 2014 in Social Security Disability Here is a recap of the top stories in Social Security Disability News from this week: 1. What Medical Evidence Do You Need to Get Social Security Disability Benefits?: When it comes to applying for SSD benefits it is very important to know what kind of medical evidence may be necessary. 2. Can You Receive Social Security Disability Benefits for Asthma?: Asthma is a respiratory condition in which the airways become narrow, swell and produce excess mucus. If you suffer from asthma it may be beneficial to know if you may qualify for SSD. 3. Checklist for Appealing a Social Security Disability Benefits Denial: If you were recently denied SSD benefits this handy checklist may point you in the right direction when it comes to appealing you denial. 4. Do You Get Backpay After Social Security Disability Benefits Denial?: After being awarded SSD benefits it’s critical you know if you will be awarded backpay.