These are the basic SSI disability qualifications:
When you apply for SSI, you have to provide evidence supporting each of these points.
Your evidence will include reports from doctor visits, medical test results and other medical records, as well as information about your personal finances.
You have to be careful on your SSI application, because many people are denied.
Parents should also know that children with disabilities can get SSI, and childhood SSI benefits have their own set of rules.
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People applying for SSI disability benefits are often unsure whether they meet the financial requirements. In addition to limited ongoing income, you also have to show you have limited “resources.”
But what are “resources?”
This is what counts as resources:
An individual cannot have countable resources worth more than $2,000. A couple cannot exceed $3,000.
But don’t worry that property like your house will hurt your SSI eligibility.
Several types of resources DO NOT COUNT in calculating whether you qualify for SSI, including:
When your health is already draining your energy, documenting all of these details about your medical and financial history can feel overwhelming.
You don’t have to do this without support. Our disability lawyers help people through this process every day.
And when you’re already worried about money, you should know this: You pay no attorney fee until you win benefits.
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