Navigating the complicated Social Security system can be difficult, especially when filing a disability claim. If any Pennsylvania residents are facing long-term disability, they may be wondering how they will pay bills and meet other financial needs. Filing a disability claim can be difficult, but with research and preparation, it can be done.
Pennsylvania readers may assume that Social Security is only applicable to older Americans. However, certain people may be entitled to benefits in certain situations. One of the situations where this could happen is when a young person is seriously injured. When a younger person is tragically injured and unable to enter the workforce, he or she may be eligible for income with Supplemental Social Security benefits.
Supplemental Social Security is a program with funds that are proportioned on the basis of an individual’s need. The money comes from general tax revenue and is designated for those who are disabled or unable to work, even if they have not yet contributed enough to the Social Security system. Fortunately, it is an alternative for anyone who is not eligible for disability benefits.
Securing Social Security disability can be a convoluted process. It can be tricky if one has been injured or is unable to provide financially for themselves. If you would like to learn more about options under the Social Security system or any type of disability claim, it is best to ask questions as soon as possible. To calculate payments, determine options or find out what is most beneficial on a case-by-case basis, it is optimal to seek an evaluation of one’s situation.
Source: mysanantonio.com, Social Security uses formula to determine benefits while working, Oscar Garcia, Jan. 25, 2014