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Social Security Disability Benefits for Illness Archives

How can a disabled person obtain help paying medical expenses?

The costs of medical care have risen sharply for many Philadelphia residents over the past several years. These increases come on top of an already high-priced system, making it difficult for individuals to get the care and treatment they need.

Woman loses medication, disability benefits

Life does not come easy for Philadelphia residents who are struggling with a serious disease. An illness can impact virtually every area of a person's life, including their ability to work and to perform the most basic of daily activities.

Does my blood disorder qualify me for SSDI benefits?

Certain illnesses may qualify a Philadelphia resident for eligibility to receive Social Security Disability Insurance benefits (SSDI). However, this post should not be read as either medical or legal advice, should not be used to diagnose or treat a potential medical ailment, or should not be understood to provide specific legal guidance. An individual's doctor can help him formulate the proper diagnosis for his medical condition and his Social Security disability attorney can support him as he pursues benefits from the Social Security Administration.

Do you have an advocate on your side to get disability benefits?

Time is money, as the saying goes. For Philadelphia residents in need of Social Security disability benefits, this principle can represent more than a catchy saying. Indeed, the sooner the person is approved for disability benefits, the sooner he or she will begin receiving the financial assistance the person so desperately needs.

Social Security disability options for cancer sufferers

Social Security disability benefits are available to help disabled individuals suffering with disabling medical conditions and illnesses. During 2016, greater than 1 million individuals were diagnosed with cancer worldwide. National Cancer Survivors Day was recently observed in the United States. Options for those suffering with cancer may be available for them to receive disability benefits through the Social Security Administration (SSA). One way that the SSA offers disability benefits is through the Compassionate Allowances list.

When multiple illnesses prevent work, know your rights

People in Pennsylvania get sick all of the time. Especially as the winter is ending, many individuals may be looking forward to a break from the colds and flus that winter brings. However, some illness are much more serious than others. Some illnesses are so severe that individuals are unable to work.

Can people with epilepsy qualify for SSD benefits?

There many illnesses that in Pennsylvania residents can suffer from. Many of these illnesses can be treated with daily medication or by other medical treatments. These medical treatments allow individuals to live a relatively normal life. However, there are times when medical treatment is not enough to take away the symptoms of a disorder or disease. In these cases, an individual's everyday life can be greatly affected by the illness.

Social Security disability benefits for those with asthma

Many Pennsylvania residents live with debilitating illnesses. In some cases, these illnesses can be managed and individuals can live a relatively normal life. However, some individuals have such a severe illness that it becomes impossible for the person to participate in many aspects of daily living. For many individuals, this includes work.

When an illness is serious, understand your SSDI rights

Pennsylvania residents often get sick in life. People deal with minor colds, the flu and other inconveniences from time to time. However, when people are dealing with serious illnesses, their medical care can become overwhelming. Their entire lives can suddenly become about trying to get well or managing the illness. Sometimes the illness itself can make a person so sick that they are unable to go to work. When this happens, a sick person may soon start to feel a financial burden as a result of their illness.

Social Security disability benefits and childhood cancer

When Pennsylvania residents think of childhood, they often think of it as a carefree time. People like to think of children as being happy and healthy. However, like adults, children face a variety of serious health issues all the time.

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