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The frustration of being denied SSDI benefits

We see this happen so many times.

Someone – we will call her Dara -- has worked for twenty-plus years and suddenly unable to work any longer, due to lung disease. She has paid into Social Security all that time. There is no question that her disability is genuine. Her doctor vouched for her disability. She applies to the insurance program. Her claim is denied.

The difference between SSDI and SSI

If you are injured, and in need of disability benefits, you've probably worked hard your entire life. When thinking about Social Security, you probably know two things: first, it helps retired and injured people; second, the rules to deciding who gets benefits are hard to understand. You've paid taxes out of your paycheck, and now you need the system to come through for you. How does it all work?

To better understand the Social Security Administration, you should be aware of the programs that provide supplement income: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Knowing the differences between the programs can better guide you when you're in need of benefits.

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