Women and Social Security Disability Insurance

Would you be surprised to learn that women Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) beneficiaries are somewhat more likely than men to qualify because of a mental or musculoskeletal impairment?  Women are also more likely to have cancer, but less likely to have circulatory disease or to have suffered a catastrophic injury.

These statistics and other interesting facts are reported in a recent Center on Budget and Policy Priorities article that examines how demographic changes and societal norms have influenced women’s participation in the SSDI program.

SSDI is an important resource for former workers who cannot continue working for 12 months or more. Historically, most SSDI beneficiaries have been men. However, today women and men are almost equally represented. The first step in successfully applying for disability is determining eligibility. Click here for a free assessment and expert help with SSDI.

To read, “Women and Disability Insurance: Five Facts You Should Know,” click here.

 

Recent Posts

Archives

About Allsup

Allsup and its subsidiaries provide nationwide Social Security disability representation, return to work, and healthcare insurance services. Our professionals work with employers and insurance carriers to deliver specialized services that support people with disabilities and seniors so they may lead lives that are as financially secure and as healthy as possible. Founded in 1984, the company is based in Belleville, Illinois, near St. Louis. Learn more at Allsup.com and @Allsup.

About True Help

True Help, a division of Allsup, was created to focus solely on our customized services for individuals and organizations. We are a full-service, national provider of expert disability claim services, including Social Security disability representation, return to work, veterans disability appeal, and healthcare insurance assistance. Our philosophy is simple: people with disabilities deserve a real chance to reclaim their lives. With True Help, it’s possible. Learn more at truehelp.com.

Contact
Rebecca Ray

(618) 236-5065

(618) 236-8573

By |2018-04-26T18:22:56+00:00March 26th, 2018|Comments Off on Women and Social Security Disability Insurance