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Disability Insurance Awareness Month: Apply Early, as Soon as You Qualify

When people experience a severe, disabling health condition, they wait an average of 7.6 months before applying for benefits, according to the Social Security Administration. But waiting only makes the process harder.

Across the U.S., an estimated nearly 600,000 people are waiting at the initial application level for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits, where processing an application typically takes 4-6 months.

If denied (which two-thirds of initial applicants are, even with 27% of them having […]

By |May 20th, 2020|Featured, Health|

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When Should You File Your VA Disability Appeal? Right Now

By Brett Buchanan, Allsup VA-accredited claims agent

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs disability compensation program is one federal agency that appears to be operating business as usual during the coronavirus pandemic.

This is worthy of acknowledgment on a normal day, but especially now considering May is Military Appreciation Month.

Based on […]

Disability Insurance Awareness Month: Why Do You Need a Representative?

Did you know? The application process for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits is long and complicated. People wait months or years to receive the benefits they’ve earned, and when you need a source of income, time is precious.

This is where an expert representative like Allsup can help, […]

Disability Insurance Awareness Month: Why This Matters Even More Today

Each May, Disability Insurance Awareness Month reminds people about the importance of using disability insurance as a financial and economic backstop – and that importance is multiplied tenfold today due to COVID-19.

Many Americans now realize just how critical it is to protect themselves from worst-case scenarios that seemed unimaginable […]

May is Lupus Awareness Month – Don Your Purple in Support

Allsup is honored to be a sponsor again for Lupus Foundation of America-Heartland Chapter’s Walk to End Lupus Now in St. Louis.

Like so many other important events, this walk was originally scheduled for May and has been postponed to Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, due to COVID-19. The Heartland Chapter […]

By |May 6th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Health|Tags: , , , |

Invisible Disabilities® Association creates InVisible InCourage LIVE Series to encourage others

The global impact caused by COVID-19 has caused massive hardship for people around the world. One of the most vulnerable communities affected by the crisis is the community of individuals who are living with invisible disabilities.

Those diagnosed with invisible debilitating physical and mental conditions, like cancer, lupus, post-traumatic stress […]

By |April 29th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Health|Tags: , , , |
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