July 2021

Frequently Asked Questions About Disability Back Pay

Back Pay is unofficial yet commonly used term for Social Security disability benefits that a claimant would have collected had the Social Security Administration (SSA) approved his or her claim right away. The claimant will collect his or her accumulated Back Pay once he or she gets approved for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Read More

Can I Collect SSDI and SSI Simultaneously?

A disabled person can collect SSDI and SSI benefits concurrently. This often occurs when the Social Security Administration (SSA) approves a disability applicant for SSDI but gives him or her a low monthly payment. A disability applicant may receive a low monthly payment due to the following factors: The applicant hasn’t worked much or at Read More

Disability: the True Cost of COVID19

With the COVID-19 pandemic far into its second year, countries across the world are starting to see its lasting health effects. In March, a UK collaborative group found that 1 in 5 hospitalized COVID-19 patients developed a new disability upon discharge. An extensive US study targeting hospitalized and non-hospitalized individuals found similar effects. Hospitals have Read More