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Advice For Winning Your Social Security Disability Claim

A considerable percentage of those who have a significant physical or mental disability may never win their Social Security benefits. Unfortunately, from the viewpoint of Social Security in Kansas City it takes more than a severe impairment to win benefits. The two programs that are available; SSDI and SSI have their own unique rules and regulations that govern both medical and non-medical disability and they must be met to be granted benefits.

As the disabled applicant there are many things that are out of your control during the exhaustive claims process. With this in mind it behooves you to control those things that you can.

   *   Gather all relevant medical records from doctors that have treated you, as well as acquiring your records find out if your doctor will support your disability claim. If your doctor agrees to support your claim have him or her write a detailed statement that focuses on your condition, the treatment you have had and are having and the prognosis. All of this can help win your claim.

   *   Submit your medical records; this might help expedite processing of your claim. Ensure that the records you submit are both current and historic. Social Security in Kansas City considers any and all treatment given within the last ninety days to be current.

   *   If you are asked for further supporting information from the examiner, provide it quickly. If you are asked to attend a specific medical examination you should do it promptly. Failure to attend may result in denial of benefits.

   *   Social Security disability claims that are denied can be appealed within a sixty five day period from the date of the denial. It is important that you take quick action on any appeal.

It is always a good idea to hire a seasoned attorney that focuses on Social Security issues. An attorney will ensure that anything than can be done, will be. Contact Grundy Disability Group LLC Attorney at law Visit us at grundydisabilitygroup.com we are also on facebook.com.

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