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How To Apply For SSI Disability

Published on March 8th, 2017

Supplemental security income (SSI) is a needs-based income assistance program. This program is designed for those people who may not qualify for Social Security disability insurance (SSDI).

SSI provides coverage for a person’s basic necessities. It covers a person’s food, housing and clothing expenses. A person needs to apply for SSI as this benefit does not occur automatically. Applicants need to provide medical documentation along with other required forms.

How To Apply For SSI Disability

The difference between SSI and SSDI is that SSI is not based on how long you have worked and how many accrued credits you have earned. It is a government-funded program. The Law Offices of Daniel Berger are here to assist you in your application process.

Application Process

It is important to understand the application process for SSI. There are two ways to apply for this benefit. An individual can apply directly through the Social Security Administration’s telephone service. The agency does not have an online application process. You can also go to your local Social Security office to make an appointment and apply in person. You will need to fill out the proper forms and application materials for either method. You must understand the documents you provide to the agency to show you are eligible to receive SSI.

The other option is to appoint a representative to assist you with filing your forms. The benefit of appointing a representative is he or she is an expert in understanding the law. The representative can assist you in properly collecting documents. A legal expert interprets the extensive forms and the process of applying for SSI. A representative can track and organize your file to be sure you do not miss any important dates. If your case is denied, the expert should file an appeal right away for you. The attorneys at the Law offices of Daniel Berger offer you a free consultation and review your case.

Our Firm

The Law Offices of Daniel Berger are experts and specialize in Social Security law. When it comes to seeking Social Security disability, you need a law firm you can trust to provide you with the representation you deserve.

Our attorneys in New York have the experience you need to help you successfully navigate your claim and reduce the risks of a denial that requires an appeal. Many people who go through Social Security disability claims on their own don’t have the knowledge required to properly build their case. Working with our disability attorneys help protect your case and put you on the path to a successful outcome. Contact us to assist you with our free consultation.

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