This Week in Social Security Disability News, July 13 – July 19

Social Security Disability

Here is a recap of the top stories in Social Security Disability News from this week:

1. Could Your Disability Be a CAL Condition?:

People who have a medical condition on the CAL list may be eligible for shorter wait times when applying for Disability benefits. To find out if your medical condition may be on the list in the future, click here.

2. What Are Some Traps That Can Cause Problems With SSD Applications?:

There are certain factors that can slow down the Disability benefits approval process. To see a list of the most common, click here. 

3. What is the Social Security Disability Five-Month Waiting Period?:

Whether you get approved with your initial application or overturn a denial, there is a mandatory five-month waiting period before you’ll start to receive your benefits. To learn more information, click here.

4. What Documents Do You Need For SSD Claims?: 

Before you apply for Disability benefits it’s important you have all the proper documentation. For a complete list of documents needed for your claim, click here. 

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