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Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Easier Way to Apply for Disability Benefits

Many disabled workers are discouraged to seek benefits from the Social Security Administration because of the stories they’ve heard about waiting for long hours during the applications process.

This shouldn’t be a problem anymore as there is an online tool found in SSA’s website which provides forms and list of requirements that applicants may be required to present.

By having the requirements ready, the application will go a lot smoother and easier for claimants of disability benefits.

Here are some of the requirements that SSA may be asking from claimants as indicated in their website:

• Proof of birth

• Forms SSA-3368 and SSA-827 which describes the medical condition

• Naturalization papers

• W-2 forms and self-employment tax returns for the previous year

• U.S. Military discharge papers

For those whose applications are rejected after accomplishing all the forms and meeting each requirement, they must consult with skilled social security lawyers that can also be found online.