- 1 Why is my SSDI claim taking so long?
- 2 How can I speed up my SSDI claim?
- 3 Can you lose your SSDI benefits?
- 4 What does it mean when SSDI says a medical decision has been made?
- 5 What does a medical decision has been made and we are working to process your decision?
- 6 How far back does SSDI backpay go?
- 7 What happens if you get caught using a blue badge?
- 8 Can I park in a disabled space outside a house?
- 9 Do blue badge holders pay in car parks?
- 10 Does having a blue badge affect your car insurance?
- 11 How far can you walk for a blue badge?
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Why is my SSDI claim taking so long?
Because there are so many applications that are filed each year, it takes time for the SSA to process and review each one. This review time can take anywhere from 3 to 6 months on average. Most people have their initial application denied.
How can I speed up my SSDI claim?
Here are some more ways to speed up your disability application.
- Requesting an OTR Decision.
- Requesting an Attorney Advisor Decision.
- Compassionate Allowances List.
- Terminal Illnesses.
- Presumptive Disability.
- Dire Need.
- Military Service Members.
- Contacting a Member of Congress.
Can you lose your SSDI benefits?
Social Security disability benefits are rarely terminated due to medical improvement, but SSI recipients can lose their benefits if they have too much income or assets. Although it is rare, there are circumstances under which the Social Security Administration (SSA) can end a person’s disability benefits.
What does it mean when SSDI says a medical decision has been made?
Essentially, this status message means that the SSA has made a medical decision about whether or not you are disabled, but they’re not going to tell you what that decision is yet.
What does a medical decision has been made and we are working to process your decision?
It means that you have likely been approved but there is no way to be certain until you get the paperwork in the mail. It’s been less than two months since you applied which to the SSA is the blink of an eye.
How far back does SSDI backpay go?
If You Are Awarded Back Pay SSDI disability benefits can accrue either from the initial date of application, or as far back as twelve months prior to the date of application, less a five-month waiting period.
What happens if you get caught using a blue badge?
It is a criminal offence to misuse the badge, and doing so can lead to a £1,000 fine. It must only be displayed if the badge holder is travelling in the vehicle as a driver or passenger, or if someone is collecting them or dropping them off.
Can I park in a disabled space outside a house?
If you have a Blue Badge you may qualify to have a disabled resident parking bay marked outside or near your home. Disabled resident parking bays can only be used by Blue Badge holders who have and display a valid disabled resident parking permit for their RPZ.
Do blue badge holders pay in car parks?
Your Blue Badge usually lets you park for free: on streets with parking meters or pay-and-display machines for as long as you need to. in disabled parking bays on streets for as long as you need to, unless a sign says there is a time limit.
Does having a blue badge affect your car insurance?
If you are on the blue badge scheme, (meaning you can park in designated disabled spaces), some insurers will give you a discounted policy.
How far can you walk for a blue badge?