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 [...]

By |2020-05-20T17:21:39+00:00May 20th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Disability Insurance Awareness Month: Apply Early, as Soon as You Qualify

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 [...]

By |2020-05-18T15:58:45+00:00May 18th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on When Should You File Your VA Disability Appeal? Right Now

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 [...]

By |2020-05-12T14:21:33+00:00May 12th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Disability Insurance Awareness Month: Why Do You Need a Representative?

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 [...]

By |2020-05-08T21:23:00+00:00May 8th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Disability Insurance Awareness Month: Why This Matters Even More Today

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 |2020-05-06T19:54:24+00:00May 6th, 2020|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on May is Lupus Awareness Month – Don Your Purple in Support

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, [...]

By |2020-04-29T21:55:23+00:00April 29th, 2020|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Invisible Disabilities® Association creates InVisible InCourage LIVE Series to encourage others

Allsup Answers Questions About The Impact of COVID-19 On SSDI Applications And Appeals

We continue to monitor and are keeping close watch over Social Security’s activities so that we can minimize the impact on our customers’ application or appeal for benefits. You can keep up with SSA-related plans by visiting our Facebook page, www.Facebook.com/allsupinc Last updated 4/24/20 Q: IS THE SSA [...]

By |2020-04-24T16:06:46+00:00April 24th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Allsup Answers Questions About The Impact of COVID-19 On SSDI Applications And Appeals

Allsup Continues to Help Veterans Seeking Disability Appeals amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Veterans with service-connected disabilities are one of America’s most vulnerable populations. The rapid spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) further complicates chances to apply for veteran’s disability benefits or file for an appeal. On March 19, 2020, the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) closed all regional offices for in-person visits and [...]

By |2020-04-01T21:30:13+00:00April 1st, 2020|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Allsup Continues to Help Veterans Seeking Disability Appeals amid Coronavirus Pandemic

You Are Not Alone: Coronavirus Coping Tips from BIA-MO During Brain Injury Awareness Month

Many have heard the words “you are not alone” about life with brain injury. In the past few weeks, these words have taken on even more important meaning because, now, they also relate to our current social restrictions and stress caused by COVID-19. Here are a few things [...]

By |2020-03-27T17:58:00+00:00March 27th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on You Are Not Alone: Coronavirus Coping Tips from BIA-MO During Brain Injury Awareness Month

Coronavirus Updates from Allsup – News About Your Disability Benefits

Note: Allsup continues to assist our customers as the COVID-19 pandemic spreads and we have moved to a fully remote workforce. Please be aware that our call volume may be higher at times, which may affect wait times. You also may reach Allsup at our live chat. We [...]

By |2020-04-02T18:59:40+00:00March 24th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Coronavirus Updates from Allsup – News About Your Disability Benefits
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